Central bank's net international reserves grow to almost US$17 bln in Jan.

The country's official reserve assets also expanded.



Net international reserves of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) in January 2020 grew by 6.5%, to US$16.8 billion.

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The official reserve assets over the period under review expanded by 4%, to US$26.3 billion, according to the NBU website.

At the same time, gross reserve liabilities shrank by 0.4% in January 2020, to US$9.5 billion.

UNIAN memo. Ukraine's total international reserves as of February 1, 2020, stood at US$26.3 billion, which was 4% up against the figure posted at the beginning of the year.

Net international reserves represent a difference between gross reserves and the outstanding balance of the NBU and the Finance Ministry on loans issued by the International Monetary Fund.

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