Saturday, 22 May 2010

Ukrainian government interested in establishing CIS joint bank

The Ukrainian government is interested in establishing a joint bank of the member-states of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has said.

Speaking at a press conference in St. Petersburg on Friday, the Ukrainian premier said that the idea of setting up a joint bank with a statutory fund of $10 billion caught his interest.

In addition, the prime minister said that he was also interested in a possibility of forming an anti-crisis fund of the CIS member-states, through which Ukraine could receive investments

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