Public debt in August was reduced by $860 million

Госдолг в августе сократился на $860 миллионов

The Finance Ministry reported that Ukraine’s public debt decreased to 74,85 billion dollars

In the hryvnia equivalent amount of debt over this period rose by 91 billion, or 4.2 per cent, to 2.12 trillion UAH.

The state debt of Ukraine as of the end of August 2018 decreased by 860 million dollars and is 74,85 billion. On Friday, September 21, the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine.

According to the Agency, during August the sum of public and publicly guaranteed debt of Ukraine increased by UAH equivalent to 91,0 billion UAH as a result of placing government bonds in the amount of 725,0 million dollars and due to the difference in exchange rates at the end of the reporting period compared to the previous.

In dollar terms, public and publicly guaranteed debt decreased by 0.86 billion us dollars.

Earlier it was reported that the gross external debt of Ukraine in the first half of the year was $113,751 billion, which is 1.47%, or $1.7 billion less than at the beginning of the year.

We will remind, at the end of the first half of 2018 the public debt of Ukraine amounted to 1,732 trillion UAH, or $66,14 billion, including – $and 37.52 billion, and total – 1,998 trillion UAH, or $76,29 billion.


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