NBU: economic Growth was higher than forecast

НБУ: Рост экономики оказался выше прогноза

The updated macroeconomic Outlook will be announced on 24 October

The main reason for faster growth were high growth rates of consumer demand, explained in the national Bank.

The actual growth rate of the economy of Ukraine in the second quarter of 2019 4.6% in annual terms exceeded the rating of the National Bank, published in the inflation report for July. The regulator had expected growth of 3%. This was reported on the website of the NBU.

The main reason for faster growth in NBU called the high growth rates of consumer demand, which also exceeded expectations.

It is noted that in the context of the types of activities expected accelerated growth in agriculture due to higher yields.

The national Bank expects the contribution of agriculture in the third quarter will be lower due to the decrease in the yield of oilseed crops. It is also reported that the updated macroeconomic Outlook will be announced on October 24.

Previously, the EBRD has invested $1 billion in Ukraine in 2019. Until the end of the year, the European Bank of reconstruction and development intends to increase investment in the Ukrainian economy, said the Vice-President of the EBRD Alan Pius.

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