Ukrainian banks have reduced the number of branches

Украинские банки сократили количество отделений

The number of branches is reduced

Banks was a quarter less.

According to the national Bank, since the beginning of last year, financial institutions have closed 26% of its branches. Part of the offices were closed because of insolvency of banks. Other banks save: reduce old point, to open the points of a new type or investing in the development of remote service channels, according to the League.

Leaders in the reduction of branch network, state-owned banks. Oschadbank over the last year has reduced 16% of their offices.

Now at Oschadbank most points – 3528 throughout Ukraine. Network optimization will continue this year.

In second place for number of closed offices PrivatBank. Nationalized Bank for the year decreased 13% or 341 Department of, 230 of which in the first quarter of 2016. Now the Private 2247 units throughout Ukraine.

The top ten banks reducing their branches, entered the Russian state capital. Prominvest, VTB and Sberbank are ready to leave the Ukrainian market this year, the owners are negotiating with potential investors and the National Bank considered the documents to the purchase of some of them.

Earlier, the NBU has streamlined the application of sanctions to Russian companies.

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