GDP growth of Ukraine in 2017 will amount to 2% in 2018, the economy will grow by 3%. This is stated in the EBRD report regional economic Outlook, covering the situation in 37 countries with emerging markets.
At the same time, the report notes a drop in real exports and industrial production.
“Consumer price inflation (CPI) remains high, reaching 16% yoy in September 2017. Ukraine’s banking system was stable, but lending to the real sector remains weak,” the EBRD experts noted.
In EBRD we believe that the continuation of the IMF program for Ukraine is uncertain due to the low pace of reforms.
Recall, the IMF predicts that real GDP growth of Ukraine in 2017 will amount to 2% in 2018 and 3.2%.
According to NBU, the real GDP in 2017 will increase by 2.2%, in 2018 – by 3.2%.