Ukraine banks reduce debt to NBU by 1.4% as of Aug 1


The debt of Ukrainian banks before the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) on refinancing loans amounted to UAH 64.496 billion, or US$2.5 billion, as of August 1, 2017, which was 1.4% down from July 1, 2017, according to the NBU website.

Photo fro NBU
Photo from NBU

The banks' debt on refinancing before the central bank shrank by 13.7% in January-July 2017, the report said.

The volume of NBU deposit certificates bought by the banks grew by 1.2% in July 2017 and had decreased by 20.4% since the beginning of the year, to UAH 54.234 billion, or $2.1 billion.

Ukrainian banks owe about UAH 65 bln to Central BankAs UNIAN reported earlier, Ukrainian banks' debt to the NBU on refinancing loans was estimated at UAH 74.828 billion ($2.9 billion) as of January 1, 2017, which was by 29.3%, or UAH 31.031 billion ($1.2 billion), down from the figure as of January 1, 2016.

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