The Finance Minister went to the US for talks with IMF

Finance Minister Alexander Danilyuk left for the USA a two-day visit, where he will hold talks with representatives of the International monetary Fund (IMF). About it reports a press-service of the Ministry of Finance.

“Minister in the United States on a visit to finalise negotiations with the IMF and discuss further implementation of the programme of reforms”, – stated in the message.

We will remind, on Saturday, March 4, the IMF mission announced the approval of updated Memorandum on economic and financial policy of Ukraine. It is expected that the Fund’s Board of Directors will consider this issue in the second half of March.

As you know, the signing of the Memorandum of economic and financial policy programme of the eff the EFF will enable the Fund to consider the allocation of the 4th tranche of 1 billion US dollars.

As stated by 1 March, a member of the NBU Council Vasyl Furman, the next tranche of the International monetary Fund will be provided to Ukraine in March, but the economy needs to attract funds of domestic investors.

Earlier Gontareva predicted the receipt of the next tranche from the International monetary Fund in late February or early March.

The website “Today” to figure out what the IMF can demand from Ukraine, and how this will change the lives of ordinary citizens. Retirement age, by the way, there will be no raise.

Ukraine and the IMF in March 2015 signed a Memorandum of economic and financial policies which the country should undertake in the framework of the extended Fund (EFF). The entire program provided Ukraine with about $ 17 billion of which have already been allocated 7,7 billion dollars.

So, in September 2016 after a delay of a year, the IMF approved the granting Ukraine the third tranche in the amount of one billion dollars.