Ukraine said it will get a $3 billion loan from China for agriculture projects, bolstering cooperation between the nations after they signed a currency-swap agreement last week.
The 15-year loan will carry an interest rate of 6 percent, Ukraine’s central bank, based in the capital, Kiev, said today in e-mailed statement. There will be a five-year grace period during which Ukraine will only pay interest, it said.
The two countries, which signed a three-year 15 billion- yuan ($2.4 billion) currency-swap accord on June 26, are still discussing which agricultural projects will be financed using the loan, according to the statement.
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