President: World recognizes our reforms efficiency
19.09.2017 10:14 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of yesterday, within his working visit to the United States, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with the representatives of the international investment institutions, in the course of which he congratulated the foreign investors on the completion of the process of issuing Ukrainian sovereign bonds for the sum of US$3 milliard and thanked them for their trust in our country, President Petro Poroshenko Press Office reports.
At the same time, the Ukrainian President also told that it had already beocome possible to make the first conclusions of the performed reforms: «Ukraine has entered the sovereign debt market and borrowed three milliard dollars. Moreover, it has borrowed for a record term - 15 years. Never has Ukraine borrowed such an amount before. Never have we borrowed for 15 years. This is an extremely positive assessment of the reforms within Ukraine by the investors».
The President emphasized that «every investor votes for the success of our reforms with his dollar».
As to the report, the Ukrainian President thanked the partners of Ukraine from the IMF, the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development who «have held these reforms jointly with us and now the world recognizes their efficiency».
As to the report, Poroshenko noted that Ukraine had been borrowing and only accumulating debts earlier. «Today, we carry out reforms and these borrowings are a financial pillow - a financial foundation for further reforms,» he stressed.