The NBU explained what is happening with the hryvnia exchange rate in Ukraine

The regulator pointed out the time and psychological factors influence the rate of the national currency

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The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), commented on the recent weakening of the hryvnia, the press service of the regulator.

“In late August – early September the hryvnia exchange rate weakened somewhat, however, according to estimates by the National Bank, this was due to the temporary and psychological factors”, – is spoken in the message.


  • In Parliament explained what to expect from the dollar

As noted in the NBU, the weakening of the national currency exchange rate “reflects the impact of the seasonality of previous years on the behavior of economic agents.”


  • The Ministry of Finance has disclosed the dollar, which budgeted-2018

Recall that under the baseline scenario, Ukraine’s first three-year Budget resolution, in 2017, the average annual hryvnia exchange rate is projected at 27.8 million UAH/USD., in 2018 on the $ 29.3 UAH/USD., in 2019 – 30.5 UAH/USD. and in 2020 – 31 UAH/USD.

The experts at the end of the year give different predictions: in the Razumkov Centre promise a course in the area of 27 hryvnia in the second half, and Concorde Capital assume that at the end of this year the dollar will cost 28,5 hryvnia.

  • For 2015, the hryvnia depreciated by halffor 2016 devalued by 12.9%, and for the first half of 2017 strengthened against the dollar by 4%;
  • According to the “big Mac index”, the dollar in Ukraine has to cost a little more than 8 UAH;
  • The historical maximum the official rate of the dollar – 30.01 UAH. – was made in Feb 2015. The historical maximum of the Euro – 34,04 UAH.

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