The dollar rate in Ukraine soared even higher

Today, January 16, the national Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has established such rates of major foreign currencies against the local currency.

1 US dollar UAH of 27.66;
1 Euro – 29,1 UAH;
10 Russian rubles – UAH 4,58.

Thus, the dollar compared to the values on Friday, 13 January, increased by 41 kopecks.

The Euro rose to 39 cents and is approaching the psychological mark of UAH 30.

The Russian ruble is “recovered” by 8 cents.

We will remind, on January 13 at the interbank foreign exchange market, the dollar rose 39 – 41 kopecks. Bidding closed quotations of 27.65 – to 27.75 UAH. Today’s auction has not started yet.

Experts predict that in the near future the dollar in Ukraine can grow up to 29 – 30 hryvnia. Economists cite several reasons for the fall of the hryvnia: the demand for commodities decreases, the Ukrainians earn less at the expense of exports, in addition, dollars have to be spent on the purchase of energy resources and the repayment of loans. According to experts, the rate stabiliziruemost after Feb.

The Bank previously denied, that new year strengthening of the hryvnia wore situational.

  • In 2017, Ukraine’s Finance Ministry expects a rate of 27.2 UAH/USD. The head of the NBU Valeria Gontareva considers budgeted-2017 the dollar is realistic.
  • For 2015 , the hryvnia depreciated by half, and for 2016 , the hryvnia depreciated by 12.9%, entering the TOP 3 of the weakest currencies of the CIS;
  • 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/USD. – was made in Feb 2015.