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  1. News - China - UKRAINE

    China backs IMF help for Ukraine, and hopes US approves reforms to expand fund

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 06:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington China backs IMF Kiev aid, stresses capacity boost China said yesterday it backed IMF financial support for Ukraine, but expressed concern about the global ... of the IMF-World Bank spring meetings in Washington it was a "worry" that more than 85 per cent of IMF lending was currently focused on Europe. Zhu highlighted the importance of reacting quickly ...

  2. News - World - UKRAINE

    Pressure mounts on IMF to deliver Ukraine rescue programme

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 11:49am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... its own credibility in doing so. A team of IMF experts landed in Ukraine on Monday to launch discussions with the authorities, dissecting the economy’s problems and shaping an aid plan, even as the new government struggles with the threat of Russia in Crimea and says it needs “at least” US$15 billion. An IMF loan does not appear to be imminent, but the expectation is heavy. On Sunday, ...

  3. News - World - UKRAINE

    IMF pledges US$18b to bailout Ukraine as UN condemns Russia and Congress backs sanctions

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 11:06am by Associated Press in Kiev

    ... decision to go forward with an IMF programme is going to require a lot of courage,” Obama said, speaking in Rome. “It will require some tough decisions.” In a passionate address to parliament ... come to tell the truth, to do difficult and unpopular things,” Yatsenyuk said, adding that Ukraine was short US$25.8 billion – “equivalent to the entire state budget for this year”. The IMF ...

  4. News - World - UKRAINE

    US offers funding for Ukraine alongside IMF rescue programme

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 11:18am by Reuters in Washington

    ... The United States said on Monday it was ready to provide financial assistance to Ukraine to complement a loan programme from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the aftermath of the ouster ... of cash as it charts a new future, US officials said Washington would be willing to provide some assistance in addition to an IMF programme which could go into effect after a new government is set ...

  5. News - World - UKRAINE

    United States, International Monetary Fund offer help to battered Ukraine economy

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:37am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney US and IMF offer help to repair battered economy The United States and the International Monetary Fund have offered to help Ukraine in rebuilding its ... countries, stands ready to assist Ukraine with its efforts to return to a path of democracy, stability and growth," Lew told a press conference. If the Ukrainian authorities were to ask for IMF ...

  6. News - World - UKRAINE

    Opposition icon Yuliya Tymoshenko announces she will run in Ukraine's presidential election

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 11:01pm by Reuters

    ... Agencies in Moscow Yuliya Tymoshenko makes her dramatic announcement shortly after the IMF throws Kiev a much needed US$27b financial lifeline Opposition icon to seek Ukraine presidency ... two years. "The financial support from the broader international community that the programme will unlock amounts to US$27billion over the next two years," the IMF said. Without ...

  7. News - World - UKRAINE

    Obama to host new Ukrainian PM at White House in diplomatic dig at Russia

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 02:57pm by Associated Press

    ... the lending capacity of the IMF. The Obama administration has pushed hard for acceptance of the IMF changes as part of the legislation authorising the assistance. Senator Bob Menendez, the committee chairman, said on Tuesday IMF revisions would be included in the bill. The IMF’s 2010 revisions expand the power of emerging countries within the global lending body and make some of its funds more ...

  8. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukraine wants US$35b in aid to avoid ‘heading into abyss’

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 11:17pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kiev Interim government calls for donors' conference with US, EU and IMF, although some analysts say economy is in no danger of collapse Kiev asks for US$35 b to avoid ... encouraged Ukraine to start talking with the IMF about an assistance package as soon as it could after forming an interim government. During a trip to Beijing, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius ...

  9. News - World - UKRAINE

    John Kerry presses Russia to open talks with Ukraine

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:40pm by Reuters and AFP

    ... (HK$117 billion) in financial aid in the next couple of years provided Kiev reaches a deal with the IMF. And the US Defence Department, in an apparent attempt to signal resolve to Moscow, ...

  10. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukraine protesters prepare for more mass rallies, talks with Yanukovych

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 02:27am by AFP

    ... said the EU would help Ukraine implement the association agreement if Kiev clearly committed to the deal, and would help the cash-strapped country obtain an IMF loan. ...




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