The gross external debt of Ukraine decreased by $1.7 billion

Валовый внешний долг Украины снизился на $1,7 млрд

Ukraine has reduced since the beginning of the year the gross external debt

On July 1, gross external debt amounted to 113,751 billion, skurativskii with the beginning of the year is 1.47%.

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. This was reported on the website of the National Bank on Tuesday, September 18.

According to the Central Bank, the debt of public administration for the first half decreased by 1.98% to $38,118 billion, the NBU 6.1%, to $6,984 billion, Depository corporations – by 5.27%, to $5.9 billion, of other sectors – on 0,57%, to $53,042 billion Increased only the amount of obligations for direct investment – on 1,62%, to $9,707 billion.

The obligations of the NBU and almost all government debt is represented by long-term borrowing.

The lion’s share of the gross external debt are presented in US dollars is 72%. Another 12.9 percent is accounted for in euros, 11.2% in SDR (special drawing rights).

The national Bank also says that the net gross external assets by the end of June 2018 has increased to $7,968 billion from $5,032 billion at the end of April and $4,111 billion at the end of 2017.

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.

Note, the Finance Ministry expects to reduce the debt to GDP ratio to 49% at the end of 2020. He is now at 61%.


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