The results of the week in numbers: the growth of receipts in the Pension Fund and the improvement of foreign trade balance


60% of Ukrainians

say that over the past year their financial situation has deteriorated, 30% of it hasn’t changed and 6% – has improved – according to a survey conducted by the sociological group “Rating”. According to 65% of the respondents, the main cause of the socio-economic situation, which is now in the country is the incompetence and corruption of the current government. While 54% believe the main reason is hostilities in the East, 31% – the inability of the Verkhovna Rada to adopt laws necessary to the country, 28% – lack of professionalism and corruption of the previous government. With the thesis that Ukraine today is in a state of chaos, agree 85% of respondents, in a state of collapse – 75%, in a state of change – 44%, in a state of development – 21%.


the weighted average tariff for service of houses and house adjoining territories for municipal Zhekov (management companies to service the housing Fund) in Kiev – 2.85 RS./sq m to 5.8 grn. Payment after the 20th day of the following month will have to pay 11% more. The new tariff, according to city authorities, “will help to overcome the unprofitability of providing services on maintenance of houses and house adjoining territories, to improve the quality of public services and will result in budgetary savings due to the absence of necessity in the allocation of subsidies from the budget to cover the difference in tariffs”.

about 6 thousand pharmacies

are already taking part in the governmental program “Accessible medicines”, effective 1 April – Vice-Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko. Pharmacies already paid 70 million UAH. that means that the government performs its obligations in full.

86 thousand Ukrainians

starting in 2016, entered the service under the contract in Armed forces of Ukraine received, said defense Minister Stepan Poltorak. About 100 thousand people enrolled in the operational reserve.

four meetings of the Verkhovna Rada

from the beginning of 2017 was prematurely closed because of lack of room the required minimum number of MPs, according to CVU. Among the factions and groups of the worst attendance records in those days showed the deputies “will of the People” (12% of the group were present in the hall), “Vidrodzhennya” (24%), Opposition bloc (25%) and “Batkivshchyna” (30%). This year was 59 the plenary meetings of the Parliament.


about 5 thousand new employees

it is planned to recruit in units of the national police during the beginning of the new campaign. New police officers will be used to staff the units of the patrol police, particularly traffic police patrol, rapid response teams (tactical police) and patrols on the ground.

24.7% more

in annual terms, amounted to in January-may of own revenues of the Pension Fund of Ukraine to 58.6 billion UAH. In this case, proceeds from the SST exceeded 8.4 billion. the planned target.

1 billion

the government promised to allocate annually in 2018-2020 for the reimbursement program, which provides state compensation for the cost of a number of medicines from common chronic diseases.


16% more

in annual terms, Ukrainian farmers for the first nine months of the current marketing year has exported flour – 330 thousand tons, according to “UkrAgroConsult”. The main importer of Ukrainian flour traditionally is China with a market share of 21%.

increased by 30%

gas reserves in underground storage facilities after the end of the heating season 2016/2017 years, according to the “Ukrtransgaz”. Now the reserves are 10.5 billion cubic m that on 12% more than it was a year ago and 3% less than it was in 2015. The heating season 2016/2017 years Ukraine started in mid-October, with reserves of 14.7 billion cubic meters.

17 billion cubic meters of gas and the 3.89 million tonnes of coal

you need to accumulate in stores and warehouses for the upcoming heating season until November 1. It is written in the Plan of measures on preparation of the energy for the autumn-winter period, approved by the government. It is assumed that coal reserves are almost equally divided between anthracite group to 1.93 million tonnes of gas is 1.96 million tonnes as of June 12, the gas reserves amounted to 10.52 billion cubic meters of coal in warehouses TPP – 2,518 million tons, including anthracite – 0,609 million tonnes, gas– of 1.91 million tonnes.

decreased by 4.5%

in annual terms, the deficit of foreign trade in Ukraine in January-April, reported state statistics Committee. The exports of goods increased by 26.8%, imports – by 24.3%. Exports of goods to EU countries grew by 21.4% to $5,237 billion, and imports by 16.2% to $6.1 billion and amounted to 41.8% of total imports. Exports of goods to Russia grew by 38.5% to $1,276 billion (9.3% of the total), imports grew by 45.8% to $1,955 billion (13.4% of the total volume).

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at 17.1 billion UAH

the government expects to receive in the state budget from privatization in 2018 and 2019. The same plans were laid in the state budget 2016-2017. But last year the budget received from privatization only 1.1% expected and the previous year of 0.9%. For the first quarter of 2017, the privatization brought 2.9 million. if you plan to 5.54 billion.

decreased by 0.1%

in may the volume of hryvnia deposits in Ukrainian banks, – to 438,386 billion UAH. currency (in dollar equivalent) decreased 0.1% to 13.23 billion UAH. according to the NBU. Since the beginning of year the volume of hryvnia deposits grew by 2.98%, currency – decreased by 0.6%.

increased 10.1%

in annual terms in the first quarter, exports of light industry products – up to $of 251.4 million, according to the Ministry of economic development. The share of light industry in the Ukrainian exports is 2.4%. Most of all, Ukraine exports textiles and textile products – 68,2% ($171,5 million), footwear, headgear, umbrellas, fur raw materials, hides and leather goods – 31,8% ($80.0 m). Almost 83,8% of all products to countries of the European Union.

more than 40%

in annual terms made in Ukraine sunflower oil for eight months of the 2016-2017 marketing year totaled 3.9 million tonnes, was reported in “UkrAgroConsult”. It is expected that by the end of the year will be produced 5.8 million t. According to the state statistics service, in 2016, Ukraine produced 4.4 mln tonnes of unrefined sunflower oil, which is by 20.2% more than in 2015. Ukraine is the world’s largest exporter of sunflower oil.

The world

53% of citizens of member States of the EU

I would like to take part in the referendum, which would have raised the question of the membership of their country in the European Union, according to a study by the Pew Research Center. However, only 18% of respondents would like to leave the European Union. Most supporters of leaving the EU noted in Italy and Greece.

8.5 billion euros

next tranche of financial aid Greece will receive that will allow the country to once again avoid default on its obligations. The decision of a question on cancellation of the debt of Greece, in order to stabilize the economy of the country, was postponed until August of next year, when completed the current 86-billion line of credit.


citizens of Puerto Rico who came to the referendum voted for the country’s entry into the United States. The referendum is Advisory in nature, and the turnout for it was only 23%. The country now has the status of an “unincorporated organized territory”, that is, is under the control of the United States, not being their integral part.

1935 oil and gas drilling rigs

worked all over the world in may, against 1917 in April, and 530 units more than in may 2016. The number of drilling rigs increased for the first time in three months, according to the us oilfield services company Baker Hughes. An increase in the number of drilling usually follows the growth in production volumes. In 2014, the world worked the highest since 1985, the number of drilling – 3578.

$19 million

earned for the year 2016, J. K. Rowling, the author of a series of books about Harry Potter. She topped the ranking of the highest paid writers in the world, compiled by Forbes magazine. In second place Nora Roberts ($15 million), the third – Danielle steel ($15 million). The income of writers was estimated on the basis of information about sales of books from Nielsen BookScan database, as well as revenues from television and canadaplace.