The first tranche from the International monetary Fund (IMF) Ukraine could receive in may, the head of the parliamentary Committee on Finance, tax and customs policy Daniel Getmantsev.

“We expect to end the year $4 billion First tranche will be up to $2 billion and it will be in may”, – he declared on air of TV channel “Ukraine 24” on Thursday evening.

As reported, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, the national Bank of Ukraine and the previous government in early December 2019 agreed with the management of the IMF about the opening of a new three-year EFF program of $5.5 billion Positive IMF decision will enable the government to obtain financial assistance from the EU (EUR500 million) and the world Bank loan (up to $1.0 billion) and emergency assistance Fund in connection with the coronavirus with a volume of approximately 1.4 billion.

Conditions for the final opening of the program, the size of which in the course of negotiations they managed to increase to roughly $8 billion, was the adoption of the law on the land market together with the law on banking regulation (the so-called “andikalovsky” bill) and an updated law on the state budget.

March 30, the Verkhovna Rada voted in first reading a bill on banking and adopted the law on the land market, and on April 13 adopted an updated budget increased from 2.1% to 7.5% of GDP deficit.

At the same time, the final adoption of the “anticolonial” of the law is delayed due to more than 16 thousand edits, the subjects of his opponents. According to representatives of the ruling party “servant of the people”, the law can be adopted in whole in early may, after which the IMF will take another two to three weeks for final approval of programs and allocation of funds.