Despite the sale of government bonds, the national Bank kept the dollar at 24 UAH/$
Yesterday on the interbank market, the dollar remained within 24-24,05 UAH$ thanks to active buying up of currency by the national Bank, which was started to purchase government bonds in national currency.
the first in this year's auction on placement of t-bills the Finance Ministry attracted to the budget 6,003 billion, while demand for the bonds amounted to 24-25 billion, allowing once again to reduce the cost of borrowing.
a Large part of sold securities amounted to a 4-year OPD of the hryvnia with the yield for 9.88% on the amount of 3.2 billion UAH, and 2-year-old with a yield of 10.04% in the amount of UAH 1.7 bn.
to support the exchange rate of the national Bank through the system Matching lunch purchased 75-125 million $.
G = re the strengthening of the hryvnia affects the income of exporters and producers, which led to a sharp fall in industrial production in Ukraine in November, according to state statistics, decreased compared to November 2018 from 7% in October 5%. The gradual decline in industrial production began in June. For 11 months of 2019, industrial production decreased compared to the same period of the previous year by 1.2%, while in 2018 it rose 1.1%.
Negative balance of foreign trade balance of Ukraine is also increasing. For 11 months of the year 2019, the export of goods from Ukraine increased in comparison with the same period in 2018 6.3% to 45,96 bn $ and imports by 6.2% to 55.33 billion $. Thus ind mne balance of foreign trade grew from 8.86 to 9,373 billion $.
In 2018d mne balance of foreign trade in goods and services amounted to 5,82 billion $, which is 2.3 times more than in 2017, when it amounted to 2.5 billion $.