Ukraine’s international reserves reached $18.6 billion

Международные резервы Украины достигли $18,6 млрд

Reserves increased within the month

In September, the reserves increased by 3.3 percent.

International reserves of Ukraine on October 1 was $18,638 billion Corresponding preliminary data released by the national Bank of Ukraine.

As noted, reserves have increased over the month to $602 million or 3.3%. Since the beginning of the year, the level of reserves increased by 20%.

NBU emphasize that the increase in reserves contributed to revenues in favor of the government Eurobonds issue in the amount of 1,318 billion.

At the same time, international reserves were sent 165,6 million dollars on foreign currency interventions that the Bank undertook to smooth excessive fluctuations in the interbank currency market under the influence of temporary factors.

In addition, 69 million dollars were allocated for the sale of foreign currency through intervention in the form of a request a better rate.

Also 521,4 million dollars were allocated from reserves for the payments of the government for servicing and repayment of public and publicly guaranteed debt in foreign currency, of which $ 505.4 bn million dollars for the purpose of servicing and repayment of sovereign Eurobonds.

As of 1 October, the international reserves cover of 3.7 months of future imports is sufficient to meet the obligations and current operations of the government and the national Bank.

Recall, the international reserves of the National Bank of Ukraine in August increased by 10.5% to $5,43 billion compared to the previous month.