The results of the week in numbers: a billion Yanukovych and the rising prices of vegetables


$1.1 billion

confiscated by the court from former President Viktor Yanukovych and his entourage paid from the State Treasury. In addition to these funds, another $200 million of securities transferred to the Ministry of Finance, and this amount will be reduced internal debt of the state.

Under the law, monetary funds, which the state Treasury holds the account in the national Bank, shall be credited to the reserves, but this does not preclude their use. However, the funds from seizure, which is a one-time admission, have certain limitations in accordance with the budget law and can only be used for one-time expenditures. Budget-2017 provides for the expenditure of 11.5 billion UAH. from special confiscation on defence and security, support of agricultural producers, socio-economic development of the regions and the regional development Fund, and has already drawn up a schedule of use of these funds during the year. For use of funds above this amount, the Verkhovna Rada should adopt changes to the budget.

35841,35 UAH

amounted to salaries of the Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman in April. His salary 18038,28 UAH, allowance for years of service – 5952,63 UAH, the allowance for the intensity of labor – 8117,23 UAH. the salary for the period of travel 3658,01 UAH. indexing of 75.2 UAH. The amount of the withheld taxes – 6989,06 UAH. The actual amount received by the Prime Minister – 28852,29 UAH.

more $686,3 million

the Ukrainians were sold to banks in January-April of currency than bought. Moreover, in April net sales amounted to $356 million, according to the NBU. That is, the rate of currency sales increases.

1684 UAH

is may 1 the subsistence minimum for able-bodied persons (UAH 1,600.). The increase occurred in accordance with the Law “On state budget of Ukraine for 2017”.

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635 vehicles

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (hybrid modification of the crossover) to the National police came to Ukraine. The next batch is expected in 3-4 months.

11004 of used imported vehicles

held in January-March customs clearance at reduced rates of excise duty, the budget received 884 thousand UAH of payments, reported GFS. Just in the first quarter of 21.9 thousand imported passenger cars worth $416,9 million, paid to the budget 4.3 billion UAH payments.

increased by 78.3 per cent

in April, prices for traditional vegetables: cabbage, potatoes, carrots, beets and onions, reported state statistics Committee. Cabbage has risen by 137,4%, carrots – by 13.5%, onion – by 77,8%, beet – by 44.9%, potatoes – by 22.3%.

at 7%

the economy Ministry predicts inflation in the first half of 2017. The main risks of growth of inflation in the coming months, experts say, is the rise in world food prices, increasing energy costs in the economy and a renewal of negative inflationary expectations of the population, given the “soft” devaluation of the hryvnia. YTD consumer price growth in Ukraine has amounted to 3.9%.

1,7 million UAH

deducted from the beginning of the year from the wages of people’s deputies for missing meetings of the Verkhovna Rada, said the Committee of voters of Ukraine with reference to the VR. According to CVU, only 10% (41 out of 423) deputies visited all the meeting of Parliament in 2017


a loan of $150 million

decided to provide Ukraine with the world Bank. The funds are intended to support the enterprises of small and medium-sized businesses, export-oriented. The specified amount will receive state Ukreximbank, which will provide subordinated loans to banks – participants of the program, which will Fund the enterprise.

42,1 billion UAH

this is the estimated amount of unrecorded losses of insolvent “Delta Bank”, according to the results of the EY complex analysis.

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increased by 1.8%

natural gas production in Ukraine in January-April compared with the same period of 2016 – up to 6,836 billion cubic meters, reported in “Ukrtransgaz”. Production in 2016 increased by 0.5% compared to 2015 – to 19,987 billion cubic meters.

reduced by 16%

Ukrainian enterprises in January-April steel production in annual terms. According to the Association “Ukrmetallurgprom”, the issue of the total rental in this case is also decreased by 16%, iron – 20%, coke – by 25%. Pipe production for the period increased by 25%. In 2016, the steel production increased by 6%, iron – 8% of the total rental is 6%.

increased by 64.7%

in January-April imports of natural gas compared to the same period of 2016 to 4.76 billion cubic metres, according to the “Ukrtransgaz”. The bulk of the gas came from Slovakia and the rest from Hungary and Poland. In early may, the daily volume of imports is twice as high as rates in April – a gas pumped into underground storage.

increased 50.4%

in January-April, imports of petroleum products (gasoline, diesel, fuel oil, jet fuel, etc.) – up to $1.16 billion In real terms, imports increased by 10.1%, i.e. petroleum products for the year rose significantly.

The world

up to 100 billion euros

The European Union has increased the so-called “fines for divorce”, i.e. requirements on payments to the UK before exiting the unit, told the Financial Times. Previously it was about 60 billion euros. The British government not to accept payment of such “accounts”, said the head of the British negotiating group on Brexit David Davis.

56.8 per item

reached in April, the composite index of business activity PMI 19 Eurozone countries is the highest in the last six years, said the research organization Markit.

To 79.2 million smartphones

sold in the first quarter Samsung has regained global leadership, said the consulting company IDC. Apple in second place – 51,6 million devices. However, the money the sale of Samsung mobile devices fell by 17% compared to the first quarter of 2016, This is due to the predominant growth of sales of inexpensive models.


1 billion pounds

or $1.3 billion for the first time was the amount of annual exports of single malt Scotch whiskey. In 2016, the export of whisky in bulk and in money terms rose for the first time since 2011, according to the Scotch whisky Association (SWA). The volume of exports increased by 4.8%, to 850 million liters, that is 1.2 billion bottles with a capacity of 0.7 L. it was sold more than 113 million bottles of single-malt, that is, the growth in volume was 10%. The value of total exports of whiskey made up just over 4 billion pounds. In General, Scotch whisky is brought to Britain was 1.3% of revenue from exports of goods last year, excluding oil.

10 consecutive quarters

there is a decrease in global sales of tablet computers, said IDC. In the first quarter of this year, sales decreased by 8.5% compared to the same period a year earlier to 36.2 million units. The previous five quarters the decline exceeded 10%. Apple has kept the leadership, despite the continued decline in iPad sales. In the first quarter, it sold 8.9 million (-13%), the company’s share in the market amounted to 24.6% versus 25.9% in the first quarter of last year. Samsung has implemented in the last quarter of 6 million units (-1,1%), its share amounted to 16.5%. Huawei, one of the five largest players in the market, increased sales (31.7%), its market share rose from 5.1% to 7.4%. Going after Amazon lost 1.8% and Lenovo with 3.8%.

increased by 10%

world food prices in April this year compared to April last year, according to FAO (food and agriculture organization of the UN). The same rate in March was 13.4%, i.e. the pace of growth has slowed. The index of grain prices in April were 1.2% lower than in March and 2.5% of values less than in April 2016. World prices continue to be affected by the increased competition among exporters and the expected large supply of grain on the market.

1.94 billion active users

counted at yourself now social network Facebook. It turns out that it uses almost a quarter of the total population. This is 17% higher than a year ago. At the same time, 1.28 billion people use Facebook on a daily basis. Of social network revenue in annual terms increased by 49% to $8 billion, and net profit by 76% to $3 billion, the Company continues to hire staff and invest in research, which spent more than a billion dollars.

25 051 car

put Tesla in the first quarter, a record for the period of the existence of the automaker. Annual growth was 64%. Revenue grew from $1.1 billion to $2.7 billion the company expects for the first half of 2017 she put 47-50 thousand.