The aggregate state (direct) and state-guaranteed debt of Ukraine in January 2018 decreased by 0.25%, or by $190 million, to $76.11 billion, according to the website of the Ministry of Finance.
In the national currency the state debt decreased by 0.46%, or by UAH 9.82 billion, to UAH 2.132 trillion.
According to the report, public debt in January fell by 0.04%, to UAH 1.833 trillion (in dollars it grew by 0.17%, to $65.44 billion), in particular external rose by 0.67%, to UAH 1.088 billion (in dollars by 0.88%, to $38.83 billion).
The state-guaranteed debt in January declined by 2.94%, to UAH 298.9 billion (in dollars it decreased by 2.74%, to $10.67 billion), in particular external debt by 3.08%, to UAH 285.6 billion (in dollars by 2.88%, to $10.2 billion).
Average retail prices for petrol and diesel fuel in Ukraine in the period from February 26 to March 5, 2018 almost did not change, while the prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) decreased by 1.7%, according to data from the A-95 Consulting Group (Kyiv).
As reported, average retail prices for petrol in Ukraine for 2017 increased by 19.2-20.1% (by UAH 4.61-4.76 per liter), for diesel fuel by 22.6% (by UAH 4.84 per liter). At the same time, average prices for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), despite a sharp increase in August due to deficit, showed an increase of only 2.9% for the year (by UAH 0.36 per liter).
Changes in average retail fuel prices UAH per liter in Ukraine:
©Source: A-95 Consulting Company