Ukraine Macroeconomic Situation. May 2012

Ukraine Macroeconomic Situation. May 2012

April’s data for Ukraine’s real sector showed a mixed picture. Buoyed by strong real wage growth, retail sales accelerated to 14.8% yoy over January-April. Agriculture also gained momentum, expanding by 1.1% yoy over the period amid a larger spring sowing area. Although industrial production was flat in April compared to the same month of the [...]
Ukraine And NATO

Ukraine And NATO

Ukraine determines its national interests concerning NATO with regard to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's role in maintenance of international peace, stability and security, promotion of a general climate of confidence in the Euro-Atlantic region, creation of a new regional security system in Europe.

Economic climate

Ukraine Macroeconomic Situation. October 2012

Ukraine Macroeconomic Situation. October 2012

The slowdown in the Ukrainian economy intensified in August-September, affected by further weakening of the external environment and softening domestic demand. Ukraine’s industrial output fell by 4.7% yoy in August and 7% yoy in September. Slipping global demand for steel and iron ore weighed on the steel and mining industries. In addition, production of machinery [...]

Political climate

Government, Political and Legal Systems

Government, Political and Legal Systems

Ukraine follows a civil law tradition, under which the Constitution of Ukraine (the Constitution) provides the framework for its legislative system. The principal body of legislation consists of laws adopted by the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine and international agreements of Ukraine duly ratified or acceded to by the Verkhovna Rada.

Science in Ukraine

The National Space Agency of Ukraine

The National Space Agency of Ukraine

The National Space Agency of Ukraine has signed agreements on cooperation with 20 countries. Nowadays, enterprises and research institutions of the space branch of Ukraine fulfill about 130 international contracts.

Education in Ukraine

Ukraine’s Higher Education Tops the Ranking in Eastern Europe

Ukraine’s Higher Education Tops the Ranking in Eastern Europe

Ukraine occupied the 25th position out of 48 evaluated countries. Czech Republic, Poland, Slovenia, Russia and Slovakia placed at positions 26, 27, 28, 32, and 35, respectively The head of the research, Professor Ross Williams, the University of Melbourne said: “Ukraine does so well because the UNESCO data shows it as having a very high [...]