The results of the day: news of Ukraine and world, facts and figures


four Ukrainian soldiers
for the last day wounded in the fighting in the zone of the ATO, said the speaker of the defense Ministry ATO Col.

25,57 UAH per dollar
such a course set for August 17 – the national currency strengthened slightly.

grew by 13.4%
for the first half of hryvnia loans of banks to individuals. The growth of the portfolio of loans to individuals the evidence of recovery of banks ‘ interest in lending after a long break.

69.7 thousand cars
made import to Ukraine in the first half of 2017, which is approximately two times higher in annual terms, said the Association “Ukrautoprom”. Purchase abroad at a cost to importers of $959,5 million, and the average customs cost of one imported car totaled $14.1 million, which is $3.2 thousand less than the year before. The fall of the average customs value is attributable to the increase in the import share of cars that were in operation.

more than 2 billion UAH
the damage from corruption schemes identified by detectives of the National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine in the agricultural sector. Corruption in agriculture are primarily the machinations of the land and the embezzlement of funds and property of state enterprises.

87.5 bn UAH
paid to depositors of insolvent banks to the Deposit guarantee Fund of natural persons, since February 2012. The income of the Fund from the regular collection for the first seven months of 2017 amounted to 2,491 billion.


to 14 billion cubic meters of
Ukraine has increased gas reserves in underground gas storage facilities, said adviser to the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Maxim bielawski. 2016/2017 heating season in Ukraine started in mid-October, with reserves of 14.7 billion cubic meters.

increased by 24.2%
for the first half of the volume of exports from Ukraine, compared with the same period and totaled $20.7 billion, said the Ministry of economic development. The increase occurred in almost all sectors, except wood and paper pulp

decreased by 2%
agricultural production in January-July 2017 in comparison with the same period in 2016, said state statistics Committee. Agricultural production in Ukraine in 2016 rose by 6.3% in comparison with 2015.

15.5 billion UAH
transferred to the state budget last year the state company, said the Ministry of economic development. 15.2 billion UAH of this amount are dividends accrued on shares of economic societies with the state’s share in the authorized capital. Even 223.5 million UAH were seized as part of the net revenues of state unitary enterprises and their associations.

the taxpayers transferred to the state budget taxes and fees in January-July of the current year, which is 89.3 per billion, or 27.7%, compared with the same period last year, according to a GFS. In this case, proceeds paid as a result of enforcement, amount to 5% of the total amount of fees.

increase of 22.5%
plans to “Ukrzaliznytsya” in October, the tariffs for cargo transportation. Indexation of tariffs for transportation of passengers within Ukraine in 2017 is not planned yet.


seven out of ten
the largest ports in the world now are Chinese, according to the newspaper “Jinji, canicoba”. They are ports of Shanghai, Shenzhen, Zhoushan, Hong Kong (Hong Kong), Guangzhou, Qingdao and Tianjin. Just now China’s 34 ports with a turnover of 100 million tonnes per year. At the end of 2017 is expected to put into trial operation of the fourth stage Yangshan deep-water port that will allow to strengthen the status of Shanghai as a major world port.

increased up to $1.15 trillion
in June, the amount of Chinese portfolio of us debt, as a result, China has regained its status as the largest holder of US debt, beating on this indicator, Japan for the first time since October last year (the Japanese are now $1.09 trillion). In third place is Ireland – $302,5 billion, followed by Brazil ($269,7 billion), Cayman Islands ($254 billion) and Switzerland ($244,5 billion). The top 10 holders of US Treasuries also includes UK, Luxembourg, Hong Kong and Taiwan.