NBU: foreign exchange reserves declined to 15.4 billion dollars

International reserves of Ukraine as of 1 February amounted to 15,445 billion.

This is evidenced by preliminary data of the National Bank, reports «Economic truth».

«Due to temporary seasonal factors on the interbank foreign exchange market, as well as the necessity of making payments on public debt international reserves for the month decreased by 0.6%,» — said in the message.

As noted, in January the dynamics of international reserves was formed from two sources of factors.

First, the change in the volume of international reserves has occurred through the holding of National Bank interventions on the interbank currency market.

Secondly, from the reserves to make payments of the government for servicing and repayment of public and publicly guaranteed debt in foreign currency was sent 138 million dollars. Of them 42.3 million dollars on servicing government securities t-bills.

«The results of the month the volume of international reserves of Ukraine covers 3.4 months of the future import and is sufficient to meet the liabilities of current operations of the government and the National Bank», — informs the regulator.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that due to IMF international reserves of Ukraine grew by 10% as of October 1, 2016 was $ 15,589 billion.

NBU: foreign exchange reserves declined to 15.4 billion dollars 07.02.2017

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