wiiw Forecast Reports

UKRAINE: New reforms provide reason for optimism

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Olga Pindyuk

in: Braced for Fallout from Global Slowdown
wiiw Forecast Report No. Autumn 2019, November 2019 , pp. 127-130

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Progress in the peace negotiations with Russia and the reform agenda of the new government sent strong positive signals to investors. If the reforms are implemented the economy will receive a significant boost, though it will likely only be felt in the medium run. During 2019-2021, GDP growth will remain rather moderate at around 3% per annum. The major negative risk to the forecast is inability of the government to shake off the influence of oligarchs.

 

Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Annual Database, wiiw Monthly Database

Countries covered: Ukraine


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