BMI View: The Ukrainian water sector is in dire straits. The continued domestic conflict in the east, in
conjunction with the annexation of Crimea by Russia, the consequent shutting off of supplies and
destruction of water infrastructure in much of these regions, has ..."
Our forecasts for the Ukrainian water sector have been substantially revised and expanded over the past
quarter. We now cover extraction by water source, non mains consumption, water losses and wastewater
treatment methods. Although we anticipate a number of longer-term opportu ..."
BMI View: Our core view is that while the conflict in the east may continue to rumble on for several
months, we ultimately expect a de-escalation of tensions between Ukraine and Russia, which should see the
flow of gas resumed, and a widening of the deficit beyond 201 ..."
BMI View: The ongoing tensions between Russia and Ukraine, particularly the former's demands for the
latter's federalisation in exchange for gas supplies, and the possibility that Crimea's water supplies might
be cut off entirely, pose significant risks to our forecas ..."
BMI View: Russia's decision to assume de facto control of Crimea has substantially raised political risks in
Ukraine. While our core view is Russia will consolidate control in Crimea and end its actions, there are
outside risks that eastern Ukraine may fall victim to ..."
BMI View: Substantial funding is being pumped into the Ukrainian water sector, provided by the
government and international financial institutions. This is leading to improvements in terms of water
quality and the amount of projects being implemented; however, with th ..."
BMI View: Ukraine's water infrastructure has faced numerous problems over the years, with many utilities
unable to provide a continuous, 24-hour supply of clean water to many parts of the country. However, the
country is pumping a significant amount of funding into re ..."