Business news from Ukraine

UKRAINE INCREASES REVENUES FROM ELECTRICITY EXPORTS BY 14.4% TO $271 MLN IN NINE MONTHS

Ukraine in January-September 2019 increased revenue from electricity exports by 14.4% (by $34.105 million) compared to the same period in 2018, to $271.49 million, in particular, in September this figure was $31.263 million.
According to the State Fiscal Service, electricity for $167.111 million was supplied to Hungary in the nine months, power worth $61.237 million to Poland, while Moldova received electricity for $32.814 million, other countries for $10.328 million.
In addition, Ukraine imported electricity for $31.174 million in January-September 2019, including for $14.791 million from Slovakia, $13.063 million from Belarus, $2.434 million from Hungary, and $885,000 from other countries.
As reported, in 2018 Ukraine exported electricity worth $331.942 million, in particular to Hungary for $189.958 million, Poland for $78.763 million, Moldova for $53.144 million, other countries for $10.078 million. In monetary terms, Ukrainian electricity exports in 2018 increased by 40.9% compared to 2017.
In natural terms, Ukraine in 2018 increased exports of electricity by 19.3% (by 999.4 million kWh) compared to 2017, to 6.166 billion kWh.
According to the updated forecast balance, in 2019 Ukraine plans to export 5.832 billion kWh of electricity, which is 5.4% less than in 2018 (6.166 billion kWh). Imports are expected to amount to 1.488 billion kWh.

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REVENUES OF UKRAINIAN POPULATION IN JAN-MARCH 2019 AMOUNTES TO UAH 803.4 BLN

The revenues of the population of Ukraine in January-March 2019 amounted to UAH 803.4 billion, expenses some UAH 852.4 billion, while savings decreased by UAH 49 billion, the State Statistics Service has reported.
According to the agency, in January-March 2019 compared with the same period in 2018, the nominal income of the population increased by 15.5%.
According to the report, real disposable income, determined by the price factor, grew by 7.7% in the first quarter of 2019 compared to the same period of 2018
Disposable income per capita for the first three months of the current year amounted to UAH 14,398, which is UAH 3,028 more than in the same period of 2018.
Expenditures of the population in the first quarter of 2019 compared to the same period of the previous year rose by 20.8%

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