Today, April 10, the national Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has established such rates of major foreign currencies against the hryvnia:
USD 1 – UAH 26 and 97;
1 Euro – 28,67 UAH;
10 Russian rubles – UAH 4,73.
Thus, the dollar, compared to yesterday’s values fell by four pennies, and fell below the psychological mark of 27 UAH/USD.
The Euro fell by 23 kopecks. The Russian ruble “lost” for seven cents.
On Friday, April 7, the dollar on the interbank currency market of Ukraine decreased by 6 to 7 cents in the sale and purchase. The auction ended with the accounting period by 26.96 quotes from 26.98 UAH/USD. Today’s auction has not started yet.
According to experts, the hryvnia on the cash market in April can be in the range of 27 – 29,5 UAH per USD, at the market clearing and 26.9 – 29 UAH. However, in the case of a negative scenario associated with reduced activity of farmers, with falling exports and commodity prices, the rate can go into the higher price range is 28.5 – 30.5 UAH per dollar.
As reported, on April 3, IMF previously had a meeting of the Board of Directors on the allocation of Ukraine the next credit tranche of $ 1 billion, approved the allocation of money to Ukraine. Money started to arrive at the NBU on 5 April. The national Bank plans to significantly increase gold reserves through the IMF.
- In 2017, the Finance Ministry of Ukraine expects the rate of 27,2 USD per dollar. The head of the NBU Valeria Gontareva considers budgeted-2017 the dollar is realistic. At the same time 2017-1018 year, according to calculations of the Ministry of economy, the dollar could jump up to 35 UAH;
- 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.