Deputy head of the NBU Sologub: According to the optimistic scenario, the Ukrainian economy could reach growth rates of 5-6% after two to three years

Ukraine has the potential for faster recovery than predicted. About it in interview to Agency «Interfax-Ukraine» said the Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Bank of Ukraine Dmytro Sologub.

According to him, additional GDP growth can take place under two conditions – the increase in external demand and legalization of the economy.

«According to the optimistic scenario with a continuation of the cooperation with the IMF and maintaining stable access of Ukraine to the external debt market and accelerate the inflow of foreign investment, we can gradually come to a growth rate of 5-6% after two to three years,» said Sologub.

According to state statistics, from April to June of 2017, real gross domestic product (GDP) of Ukraine grew by 2.4% compared to the same period in 2016.

On June 6 the world Bank improved the forecast of GDP growth in Ukraine to 2018, from 3% to 3.5%. The Bank has kept the GDP growth forecast for the current year at 2%.

According to the forecast of international rating Agency Fitch, in 2018, the GDP growth may reach 3% due to improved consumer demand and investment.




Deputy head of the NBU Sologub: According to the optimistic scenario, the Ukrainian economy could reach growth rates of 5-6% after two to three years 26.09.2017

0
Сентябрь 26th, 2017 by
36 queries