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WASHINGTON, Sept 2- Ukraine may need as much as $19 billion in additional funds from donors if its conflict with pro-Russian separatists in the eastern part of the country continues in 2015, the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, Sept 2- Ukraine will not be able to meet all of its targets under a $17 billion IMF loan program due to the ongoing fighting in the country's eastern region and a gas dispute with Russia, the IMF said on Tuesday.
Ukraine might need billions in additional support if the fighting between the military and the separatists in the country's east persists through next year, the International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday.
IMF SAYS GOOD PROSPECTS FOR ADDITIONAL BILATERAL FINANCING FOR UKRAINE OF ABOUT $900 MILLION.
IMF SAYS UKRAINE WILL HAVE $1.1 BLN SHORTFALL OVER NEXT 12 MONTHS, WHICH GOVERNMENT PLANS TO COVER WITH SOVEREIGN DEBT ISSUES LATER THIS YEAR.
IMF SAYS IF ACTIVE FIGHTING CONTINUES BEYOND COMING MONTHS, UKRAINE WOULD NEED NEW STRATEGY, ADDITIONAL EXTERNAL FINANCING.
IMF SAYS NAFTOGAZ WILL NEED 7.6 PCT OF GDP IN STATE FINANCIAL SUPPORT THIS YEAR, COMPARED TO 4 PCT THAT IMF INITIALLY EXPECTED.
IMF SAYS UKRAINE PROGRAM' HINGES CRUCIALLY' ON ASSUMPTION CONFLICT IN EAST WILL SUBSIDE IN COMING MONTHS.
IMF SAYS TWO KEY RISKS FROM UKRAINE PROGRAM HAVE MATERIALIZED: INTENSIFIED CONFLICT IN EASTERN REGION AND ESCALATION OF KIEV'S GAS DISPUTE WITH GAZPROM.
IMF SAYS ALLOWING SOME TEMPORARY DEVIATIONS FOR UKRAINE PROGRAM, BUT' COMPENSATORY MEASURES' NEEDED.
IMF SAYS SOME INITIAL PROGRAM TARGETS FOR UKRAINE' IN JEOPARDY,' SOME TARGETS FOR END-2014 ARE OUT OF REACH.
IMF SAYS ECONOMIC ACTIVITY IN EASTERN UKRAINE DECLINING MORE THAN IN REST OF THE COUNTRY.
IMF SAYS UKRAINE'S HRYVNIA CURRENCY REACHED MORE DEPRECIATED LEVEL THAN EXPECTED, INFLATION ON THE RISE.
IMF SAYS UKRAINE'S BANKING SECTOR COPING WITH LARGER THAN ANTICIPATED DEPOSIT OUTFLOWS.
IMF SAYS UKRAINE'S BALANCE OF PAYMENTS, ECONOMIC ACTIVITY, BUDGET EXECUTION HAVE BEEN AFFECTED.
IMF SAYS UNDER ADVERSE SCENARIO, WHERE FIGHTING IN EAST CONTINUES THROUGHOUT 2015, KIEV WOULD REQUIRE ADDITIONAL EXTERNAL FINANCING OF $19 BLN BY END-2015.
ISLAMABAD, Sept 2- Anti-government protests that have gripped Islamabad since mid-August could throw off course economic reforms Pakistan promised to deliver in return for an IMF bailout, senior officials said, raising the risk of a sovereign rating downgrade.
WASHINGTON— The executive board of the International Monetary Fund expressed confidence Friday in IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde after receiving a briefing on a French corruption probe in which Lagarde is being investigated.
IMF BOARD SAYS IT CONTINUES TO EXPRESS CONFIDENCE IN LAGARDE'S ABILITY TO CARRY OUT HER DUTIES.