Ukrainians have increased the purchase of foreign currency

Украинцы увеличили покупку валюты

The Ukrainians are buying foreign currency more than sell

The purchase of foreign currency by the population exceeds the sale of the second month in a row. By the end of June to August, the figure was $97 million.

The population of Ukraine in August 2019 banks sold foreign currency in cash of $1 327 million (equivalent) and bought $1 424 million, this is evidenced by data of the National Bank of Ukraine, published on Tuesday, September 3.

In August pure purchase of currency by the population amounted to $97 million, while in July it was at $93,6 million, and in June and may saw net sales (to $176 million and $24.6 million, respectively).

Since the beginning of the year, citizens sold the currency of $ 56.5 million dollars more than they bought.

According to the NBU, the official dollar rate for August rose by 0.58% with 25,08552 UAH for $ 100 on July 31 to 25,2323 UAH on August 31.

Earlier on Tuesday it became known that the selling rate of cash dollar jumped nearly nine cents in exchange offices of the Kiev banks to 25,3678 UAH/USD.

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