Total debt of Ukraine in March 2019 rose 0.7% ($0.54 billion) in comparison with February – up of 78.78 billion dollars – this amount includes direct government debt and government guaranteed debt
It is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
In local currency government debt increased by 1.6% to 2,147 trillion.
Direct government debt grew by 2.2% — up to UAH 1,859 trillion or 1.2% to 68,23 billion, including external – by 2.3% to UAH 1,095 trillion or 1.4% to 40.18 billion.
Government guaranteed debt in March decreased 1.6% to KD 287.5 billion or 2.5 percent to 10.55 billion dollars, including external – 1.6% to 277,3 billion or 2.5 percent to 10.18 billion.
Since the beginning of 2019 total state $ the country decreased by 1%, by 21.78 billion, but due to the strengthening of the hryvnia in dollar terms it grew by 0.6%, 0.46 billion.
The main part of the state debt is denominated in US dollars, it is 43.3%. In UAH – 30,4%, in special drawing rights – 15,8%, in Euro – 9,5%, in yen, or 0.7%, canadian dollar – 0.4 percent.
The Ministry of Finance has calculated the national debt at the official exchange rate of hryvnia, which in March eased to 27,249 USD per dollar from 26,993 USD per dollar (0.9%). In other matters, to the beginning of the year strengthened the hryvnia (in January the course was 27,688 USD per dollar).
We will remind, the industrial production in Ukraine in March 2019 rose 2.1% (not adjusted for the effect of calendar days) and 2.7 percent (adjusted) in March of last year
In comparison with February 2019, the industry of Ukraine in March increased by 12% (not adjusted for the effect of calendar days) and 2.4% (adjusted).
Recall that the cost of petroleum products on the Ukrainian filling stations continues to fall and thereby to delight motorists.
As reported Politeka, the price of cigarettes will grow in Ukraine.
Also Politeka wrote that food prices in Ukraine are preparing another leap, selectively increases of meat and cereals.