NBU sees no reason for foreign exchange restrictions

НБУ не видит повода для валютных ограничений

NBU will not impose foreign exchange restrictions

The national Bank of Ukraine is not going to impose strict exchange controls to keep the exchange rate of the national currency. Volatility is not critical, says the regulator.

The national Bank of Ukraine sees no grounds for the application of stricter currency restrictions, such as those that were introduced in 2015, when the hryvnia has reached 30 UAH/USD. On this day, January 25, following the meeting of monetary Committee, said the acting head of the NBU Jacob Smoliy, writes UNIAN.

“We see no reason to use such drastic foreign exchange restrictions, as those that were introduced by the National Bank in 2015. The foreign exchange market more or less stable. Volatility is not critical. This is the third year in a row understand the behavior of the exporters and importers. And we can even talk about the seasonal fluctuations that we observe the results of three years of work on the currency market,” – said resin.

According to the head of the Central Bank, foreign exchange liberalization is an important factor for foreign investors.

“We plan this year to make a decision on the payment of dividends for 2017. We have already requests for commercial banks, has received results from companies planning to pay dividends this year. And after analysis we decide what scale it will be done,” he said.

We will remind, the head of the NBU Council Bohdan Danylyshyn says that the threat of devaluation of the hryvnia no, foreign exchange market was stabilized.