In Ukraine for the year has closed 827 Bank branches

В Украине за год закрылись 827 отделений банков

For 2017 Oschadbank closed 443 branch

Ukrainian banks for 2017 has reduced the number of branches by 8% to 9489 offices. But the rate of closure decreased by almost half.

In Ukraine over the past year the number of Bank branches decreased by 8% compared with the beginning of the year – up to 9489 offices. This is stated in the statistics issued by the National Bank of Ukraine, writes Interfax-Ukraine.

As noted, a General trend of decrease in the number of offices maintained in 2012.

The rate of decline of Bank branches in 2017 has slowed down a bit: if 2017 was closed 8% of existing branches (827 units), 2016 — 13.1% of the units (1555 branches).

Based on the statistics, Oschadbank remains the leader by number of units 3205 offices and Privat ranked second, having a 2243 Department. For 2017 Oschadbank closed 443 offices, while PrivatBank opened 1.

Large network of units also have Raiffeisen Bank Aval – 503 branches and UkrSibbank – 325 offices.

For the year, the largest increase in the number of units among the large banks showed Alfa-Bank — 84 to 187 branches (but with a reduction in the number of offices to become a “sister” Ukrsotsbank 32 to 231), the Emphasis-Bank — 17 to 211 branches, UGB — 12, up to 243 units.

We will remind, the Ukrainian banks in January-September, 2017, reduced the number of active divisions in 601 – to 9715.