The head of the National Bank of Ukraine Valeria Gontareva believes that her successor in this position waiting for political pressure. It has declared itself Gontareva at a press conference on the resignation of the head of the NBU.
“I believe my successor will be professional and independent from political currents. I’m sure that under the leadership of the man the national Bank will continue the path of building the banking system and will not deviate from it, even despite possible political pressure. But the political pressure will be for anyone in this position”, – assured Gontareva.
Earlier media reported that the new head of the NBU may be the current head of the Council of the national Bank Alexander Danilishin.
We will remind, today, April 10, Gontareva has officially announced his resignation. The statement of Gontareva must be signed by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, after which it will be considered by the Verkhovna Rada.
Resign Gontareva is may 10, notifying, according to the rules for a month. However, if the Verkhovna Rada voted for the dismissal of the NBU Governor earlier, Gontareva leaves post according to the decision of Parliament.
At the same time, according to the head of the NBU, other changes in the composition of the Board of the National Bank will not happen.
“Also there is no change in the policy of the Central Bank. A floating exchange rate, inflation targeting, modern Central Bank – all those things that my team and I struggled for so long, remains unchanged. … The national Bank will continue consistent implementation of the policy that you have seen throughout my presidency,” – said Gontareva.