Ukrainians have reduced the purchase of foreign currency

Украинцы сократили покупку валюты

Ukrainians surrender currency is much more active than buy

Net sales of foreign currency by the Ukrainian population from the beginning of the year exceeded the purchase of more than $1.5 billion.

In September, the population of Ukraine has significantly reduced the volume of sales and purchases of foreign currency in the cash market. This is evidenced by data of the National Bank, published on Monday, October 8.

In General, banks sold the dollar equivalent 748,7 million, including $573,7 million, and bought back in dollar terms 964,1 million, including $of 702.9 million Thus the volume of purchase by banks of cash foreign currency exceeded sales by $was 215.4 million equivalent.

We will remind, in August the volume of sales of foreign currency to the population exceeded the purchase in U.S. dollar equivalent at 46 million while Ukrainians purchased the currency at 1,045 billion.

Since the beginning of the year, the balance of operations with cash foreign currency in dollar equivalent amounted to 1,539 billion, including banks sold the currency to $6,741 billion (equivalent) and bought $8,28 billion (equivalent).

Earlier it became known that in September the international reserves of Ukraine decreased by 3.5% and as of 1 October was 16,638 billion. Now the volume of reserves cover of 2.8 months of future imports.

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