Energy-related CO2 emissions still high, but significant clean energy deployment has limited growth - IEA
Global energy-related CO2 emissions grew by 1. 1% in 2023, down from the previous year, thanks to the widespread use of solar, wind, and electric vehicles.
Polish farmers blocked Shehyni checkpoint for all trucks - Demchenko
Polish farmers completely blocked truck traffic at the Medyka-Shehyni checkpoint on the border with Ukraine.
Expert: SBI should appeal to NBU Governor with a motion to remove Zyma, director of the National Bank's legal department
Expert: SBI should appeal to NBU Governor with a motion to remove Zyma, director of the National Bank's legal department.
Canada tightens ban on imports of russian diamonds
Canada and its G7 partners are imposing additional restrictions on imports of Russian diamonds to further reduce russia's diamond export revenues.
Ukraine plans to issue about 12 thousand preferential mortgage loans this year
This year, Ukraine plans to issue about 12,000 preferential mortgage loans under government programs.
Under the eRobota program, it will be possible to receive UAH 330 thousand for planting one hectare of grapes - Shmyhal
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved the provision of non-refundable grants of up to UAH 330,000 per hectare for planting orchards and vineyards under the eRobot program aimed at developing the agricultural sector.
Without any blackouts and without the use of outage schedules: Shmyhal about the second winter during the war
Ukraine has survived the second winter under Russian invasion without blackouts or emergency schedules, and the power system is operating steadily.
Record since the beginning of the full-scale invasion: Ukrzaliznytsia transported 14.5 million tons of cargo in February
Ukrzaliznytsia reported that in February 2024 it transported a record 14. 5 million tons of cargo, up 30% from February 2023, thanks to well-coordinated work and stable growth in cargo traffic.
Government submits a draft law on the State Agrarian Register to the Parliament - Shmyhal
The Ukrainian government submits to parliament a bill to expand the functionality of the State Agrarian Register by regulating it in a separate law.
Europe’s Unusually Mild Winter Is Set to Extend Into March - Bloomberg
The mild weather in early March will help curb the rise in energy prices in Europe, serving as a reminder of the effects of climate change.
A record volume of cargo was exported through the Ukrainian corridor in the Black Sea in February: 8 million tons
In February, a record 8 million tons of cargo were exported through the humanitarian corridor in the Black Sea, of which 5. 2 million tons were products of Ukrainian farmers.
NBU cuts foreign currency sales for the second month in a row
The National Bank of Ukraine cut foreign currency sales in February to $1. 5 billion, the second consecutive monthly decline.
No preparations to increase electricity tariffs are underway - Ministry of Energy
The Ministry of Energy of Ukraine denies reports that electricity tariffs are being raised and states that all such statements are fake news aimed at destabilizing public sentiment.
G20 finance ministers failed to agree on a joint statement due to differences in wording on the assessment of Russia's war in Ukraine
The meeting of G20 finance ministers in Brazil ended without a joint statement due to disagreements between the countries over the assessment of the war in Ukraine and its impact on the global economy.
Ukraine went through the winter on domestically produced gas - Chernyshov
Oleksiy Chernyshov, head of Naftogaz Ukraine, said that this year, for the first time, Ukraine managed to get through the winter, using only its own gas.
The Deposit Guarantee Fund violates the rights of Concorde shareholders - co-owner of the bank Sosedka
The Deposit Guarantee Fund violated the rights of Concorde Bank shareholders to a fair trial and access to information.
Electricity consumption is higher than the previous day, but Ukraine provides emergency assistance to the Polish power system - Ukrenergo
Ukraine provides emergency assistance to the Polish power grid operator by supplying 400 MWh of electricity due to increased consumption in Ukraine due to cloud cover, which reduces solar energy output in some regions.
Zara returns to Ukraine after a 2-year break - FT
Zara is preparing to reopen 50 of its more than 80 stores in Ukraine, which it closed after Russia's invasion in February 2022.
Norway: Israel transferred 114 million dollars to the Palestinian Authority
Norway announces that Israel has transferred $114 million in frozen tax funds to the Palestinian Authority as part of the agreement.
Bulgaria will become the main route for russian gas to the EU and Ukraine in 2025
In 2025, the Balkan Stream gas pipeline through Bulgaria will become the main route for russian gas supplies to the European Union and Ukraine after transit through Ukraine is terminated.
Ukrainian farmers plan to build 40 thousand tons of vegetable storage facilities this year - Parliamentary Committee
Ukrainian farmers plan to increase their vegetable storage capacity to 40,000 tons by building new facilities in 2024.
Efficiency of Ukrainian NPPs reached 100% for the first time in history - Ministry of Energy
Ukrainian nuclear power plants reached a record 100% capacity utilization rate during the heating season.
In two months, the Ministry of Finance has attracted more than a billion dollars of financial aid from partners
In the first two months of 2024, Ukraine received $1. 2 billion in grants and concessional financing from international partners such as Japan, Norway, and Spain, with most of the funds going to social spending through World Bank projects.
Competition for skilled workers pushes wages in Ukraine above inflation - NBU
Companies face difficulties in finding qualified specialists, which pushes wage growth above the inflation rate.
Kubrakov: Ukraine and Turkey continued liberalization of freight transportation until the end of the war
The Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine said that the liberalization of cargo transportation between Ukraine and Turkey will continue until the end of the war due to the relevant decision of the ministries of infrastructure of both countries.
The sowing season has started in Ukraine
As of the end of February, farmers in four regions of Ukraine started sowing 22. 3 thou hectares of spring wheat, barley and peas.
The European Commission has unblocked Poland's access to EU money: Warsaw plans to allocate part of it to Polish farmers
The European Commission has approved a decision granting Poland access to €137 billion in EU funding, with the first tranche of €6. 3 billion expected in the coming weeks and €1.4 billion for investments in agriculture.
Tusk does not rule out an embargo on Russian agricultural products
The Latvian government has imposed an embargo on Russian products, and the Polish Prime Minister said that Poland is considering doing the same in response to uncontrolled supplies from Russia and Belarus that are destabilizing European markets.
Restoration of an apartment building damaged by a Russian attack in 2022 continues in Odesa region
Restoration of an apartment building damaged by a Russian attack in 2022 continues in Odesa region.
Ukraine's power system has been in surplus for three days - surplus electricity is being transferred to Poland
Ukraine once again transfers surplus electricity to Poland thanks to sunny weather and active solar power plants.