Ukraine will get 500 million euros from the EU in March

Украина не получит 500 миллионов евро от ЕС в марте

In the Ukraine evaluation mission of the European Union on the issue of granting to our country of the second tranche of macro-financial assistance in the amount of 500 million euros.

This was said in the comment UNIAN the Deputy Minister of the Finance Vasily Shkuratov.

“Now the works of the evaluation mission makes its conclusions. We try to fulfill all required conditions. Some of the questions in the decision process,” said Skuratov.

According to him, Ukraine the next tranche from the EU in March is unlikely.

“This month was very little time. I think we should rely on the later period. Why we have held the additional placement of 350 million Saw the opportunity of this release and made it,” added Skuratov.

In early March the Finance Ministry said that Ukraine has fulfilled more than half of the commitment to getting our country the second tranche of macro-financial assistance from the EU for 500 million euros.

As reported, the European Council in June 2018 finally approved a fourth programme of macro-financial assistance to Ukraine in the amount of 1 billion euros.

In December the European Commission gave Ukraine the first tranche of macro-financial assistance of 500 million euros in loans at an interest rate of 1.25% per annum maturing in April 2033.

March 12, the Ministry of Finance carried additional placement of ten-year Eurobonds for $ 350 million maturing November 1, 2028 at a rate of 9.75% per annum.