2017 Results Mixed; 2018 Prospects Good

UKRAINE - Forecast 11 Jan 2018 by Vladimir Dubrovskiy and Dmytro Boyarchuk

Results for 2017 were mixed. Ukraine’s economy is on the rise, and many positive achievements were reached. But 2018 begins with one awful reality: ongoing attacks against the new anti-corruption agencies have revealed to the world just how reluctant the establishment is to give up its rent-seeking activities any time soon. The IMF has made it very clear that further funding is contingent upon effective anti-corruption action. But with a presidential race looming in 2019, the latter is far from guaranteed. Uncertainty over the prospects of external funding hangs over the Poroshenko administ...

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