“We will win back the losses from lockdown”: Igor Burakovsky on economic forecasts for 2022 and the results of 2021


Will Ukrainians become richer in 2022? How will the Ukrainian economy grow? What events of the past year will be revealed to us this year? Igor Burakovsky, Head of the Board of the Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting, spoke about this on the air of «Espresso: Capital» on the Espresso TV channel.

What events would you call the main economic events of the year? Can you name five of these?

The first event is the launch of the land market. We may not feel these changes now, but their effect will be significant in the medium and long term.

Apparently, in 2024 it will also be an event of the year because then the land market will be open to legal entities. So far, it works only for individuals.

That’s right. However, the idea of ​​launching a land market has been discussed for a long time, and now this market is finally working. The second event is the resumption of cooperation with the International Monetary Fund. When we communicate with the IMF, it is a determination of the parameters and priorities of our economic policy.

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