Business news from Ukraine

UKRAINIANS BUY $97 MLN MORE CURRENCY THAN SELL IN AUGUST

The volume of purchase of cash currency by the population in August 2019 exceeded the volume of sales by $97 million.
According to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), the volume of currency purchase for the second month in a row exceeds the volume of sales, while in June and May Ukrainians sold more currency than they bought.
In general, since the beginning of 2019 the population has sold $56.4 million more currency than bought.
The NBU said that in August compared with July Ukrainians reduced the purchase of foreign currency by 5.1%, to $1.424 billion, sales by 5.7%, to $1.327 billion.

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