The dollar exchange rate in Ukraine fell to winter lows

Today, June 8, the national Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has established such rates of major foreign currencies against the hryvnia:

$ 1 – 26.2 UAH;
1 Euro of 29.39 UAH;
10 Russian rubles – UAH 4,63.

Thus, the dollar, compared to yesterday’s values fell by four pennies. The last time so cheap the dollar was worth 15 December 2016.

The Euro fell by 15 cents, blocking the growth of last days. The rouble practically has not changed.

Wednesday, June 7, the dollar on the interbank currency market of Ukraine fell by six cents in the purchase of five cents in the sale. The auction ended with quotes of 26.18 – 26.2 UAH/USD. The Euro was trading at the level of 29.48 – 29,5 UAH. Today’s auction has not started yet.

According to experts, the current fall of the dollar in Ukraine is associated with a decrease of the American currency on the world marketx: the value of the Euro against the dollar last week reached 1,1285. This is the highest level since the beginning of November last year.

  • 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.