Japan becomes third-largest financial aid donor to Ukraine after EU, US


Japan has become the third largest donor of aid for Ukraine this year, the Ukrainian government’s press office announced, Paralel.Az reports citing TASS.

"Japan is the third-largest donor of financial aid for Ukraine. In 2023, our budget received $3.7 billion as preferential funding and grants," the government said on its Telegram channel.

Meanwhile, Verkhovna Rada deputy, First Deputy Chairman of the Financial Committee Yaroslav Zheleznyak added that next year, Kyiv expects to receive about $2 billion from Tokyo. He explained that Japan has become the third in terms of funding, allocated for Ukraine. The first place belongs to the EU, which provided $19.93 billion, followed by the US, which provided $10.9 billion. Previously, Zheleznyak announced that Ukraine received $42.5 billion from international partners since the beginning of this year.

The Japanese government has repeatedly announced providing aid to Ukraine, both directly and through World Bank programs.