Ukraine’s economy will slow growth.

In the first quarter of 2016, economic growth will slow, despite a favourable base of comparison and a certain momentum of growth from previous periods. About it reports a press-service of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).

In General, the Ukrainian economy in 2017, according to updated preliminary forecasts, will grow by 1.9%.

The national Bank also announced that published by the State statistics service data on the growth of Ukraine’s GDP in 2016, 2.3% exceeded expectations National Bank, which predicted annual growth rate of 1.8%.

“The improvement is due to higher agricultural performance and investment activity than expected,” – said the NBU.

Earlier, the state statistics service has reported an increase in real gross domestic product of Ukraine in 2016, 2.3%, whereas previously the government on the basis of assessments of the statistical authority said on 2,2%.