The NBU recommended Russia to close banks in Ukraine

НБУ рекомендовал России закрыть банки в Украине

NBU will use the levers to accelerate out of Russian banks from Ukraine

The national Bank does not see the potential buyers of the branches of Russian banks, as they are very large.

The national Bank of Ukraine encourages Russia to dismantle its banking activities on the territory of Ukraine and close the “child” of the financial institution.

This was stated by Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Central Bank Ekaterina Rozhkova, the RBC-Ukraine reported on Tuesday, may 15.

Rozhkova noted that the national Bank sees no potential buyers for these assets in Ukraine because they are too large.

“As for Prominvestbank and Sberbank, there were potential investors that the NBU refused to… today We do not see potential buyers who would buy these banks, as they are very large. Therefore, the logical conclusion, which can make NBU: folding activity is the only civilized way for these banks,” – said Rozhkov.

She recalled that this option further its activities have already chosen BM Bank, which took the decision to surrender the banking license.

Rozhkova stressed that the national Bank can not apply any leverage to accelerate the exit of banks with Russian state capital from Ukraine.

“We set limits on the expansion of the Deposit base, interest rate and other restrictions. But we work in the legal field… Other requirements for political – or any other – NBU cannot install”, – said the Deputy Chairman of the NBU.

Recall that in early March, Petro Poroshenko extended the sanctions against the Bank, Prominvestbank, VTB Bank and BM Bank.

Earlier in the Russian VTB said that in the future I plan to leave Ukrainian market.

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