The Ministry of Finance of Ukraine said that negotiations between Ukraine and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on the new program undergo an active phase.
The agenda of possible IMF support may be a government program. The Cabinet of Ministers will present it on September 29.
“The IMF mission, led by Ron Van Rooden, started their work in Kyiv on September 12 and continues to meet with government officials according to a schedule. Negotiations between Ukraine and the IMF undergo an active stage,” the statement says.
The Finance Ministry reminded that the 14-month program under the Stand-by Arrangement remains in force. It was developed as a transition program to promote the macroeconomic stability of Ukraine during the presidential and parliamentary elections.
During their visit to Kyiv, the IMF mission got acquainted with the situation in Ukraine, the Government’s plans for the next few years and the vision on future cooperation with the Fund.
“The agenda for a possible IMF support could be the Government’s Action Program, which will be presented by the Cabinet of Ministers on September 29,” the Finance Ministry emphasized.
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