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The international monetary Fund expects GDP growth of Ukraine in 2017 at 2% and a significant increase in this figure next year to 3.2%.

Ukraine report submitted to the group energy importers in Europe, for which average GDP growth is projected at 1.6% in 2017 and 2.7% next about it it is spoken in presented to Tuesday’s review of the Fund “world economic Outlook”. At the same time, much higher growth rates in this group are projected to the national economies of Tajikistan (4.5% and 5.0% in 2017 and 2018, respectively), Moldova (4.5% to 3.7%), Georgia (3.5% and 4.0 per cent), Kyrgyzstan (3.4%, and 3.8%).

The lowest rate in the group from Belarus. For her, the IMF identified a negative GDP growth forecast for this year to minus 0.8% and a slight increase next year to 0.6%.

However, in the review of the Fund provided other economic indicators . In particular, the consumer price index in Ukraine is forecasted at the level of 11.5 this year and 9.5 next. The current-account balance in Ukraine will remain negative at minus 3.6% to minus 2.9% in 2017 and 2018, respectively. The unemployment rate in Ukraine is expected to decrease from 9.0% in 2017, to 8.7% next year.