Ukraine and the IMF signed a Memorandum of cooperation. About it reports Reuters, citing sources in the NBU.
“The Ukrainian side has signed an updated Memorandum of cooperation,” – said the source.
At the same time, the source of the Agency “Ukrainian news”, the NBU said that the signing is only expected. The Ukrainian side, according to the source, is still working on the document. Also not confirmed the information on signing of the Memorandum to the Finance Ministry source.
“We are now in the final stages of negotiation with the IMF”, – said the Agency.
Note that the signing of the Memorandum paves the way for the allocation of Ukraine the next tranche of the financial aid program.
Payments were delayed several times in the past two years due to lack of progress in reforms in Ukraine.
We will remind that earlier the national Bank said that Ukraine will receive a tranche in March.
Open in March of 2015 four-year EFF program, totaling about of 17 .11 billion. with the first tranche of $ 5 billion. expected quarterly revision of the program, the allocation in 2015 of three more tranches of 1.63 billion dollars. and a decrease in quarterly tranches in 2016-2018 to 0.61 billion.
February 13, 2017, the managing Director of the IMF Christine Lagarde said that the talks with the International monetary Fund of Ukraine about the allocation of the next tranche of the loan program is going well.
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