GDP growth is expected to slow to 2.5% in 2019. At the same time, the state budget of 2019 was created on the forecast of economic growth as 3%.

For the first two months of 2019, the growth of real gross domestic product of Ukraine was 1,2% as comparing with the same period last year. As Korrespondent informs

Such a positive trend was ensured by the active work of construction and service enterprises (transport, retail, education, health care, and the banking sector).

In particular, the volume of construction of engineering structures increased by 36.9%, non-residential buildings – by 18.6%, and capital investments of the consolidated budget increased by 30.9%.

At the same time, the Composite Index of Production of goods and services by main types of economic activity (CIP) decreased by 0.5% for the first two months of the current year.