In Ukraine the dollar fell and the Euro

Today, July 3, the national Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has established such rates of major foreign currencies against the hryvnia:

1 USD – UAH 26,02;
1 Euro of 29.68 UAH;
10 Russian rubles – 4.38 UAH.

Thus, the dollar exchange rate in comparison with the values Friday, June 30, decreased by seven cents.

The Euro fell to 9 cents after rapid growth at the end of last week. Then the eurocurrency has risen to a record from August 2016 values.

The ruble is “lost” for five cents.

On Friday, June 30, the dollar on the interbank currency market fell to eight kopeck in the sale and 10 cents in the purchase, the auction ended with quotes 25,99 – 26,01 UAH/USD. The Euro was trading at the level of 29,67 – 29,69 UAH. Today’s auction has not started yet.

Despite the spring-summer strengthening of the hryvnia, experts believe that in the second half of 2017 waiting for the hryvnia smooth devaluation.

Under the baseline scenario, Ukraine’s first three-year Budget resolution, in 2017, the average annual hryvnia exchange rate is projected at 27.8 million UAH/USD., in 2018 on the $ 29.3 UAH/USD., in 2019 – 30.5 UAH/USD. and in 2020 – 31 UAH/USD.

The experts at the end of the year give different predictions: in the Razumkov Centre promise a course in the area of 27 hryvnia in the second half, and Concorde Capital assume that at the end of this year the dollar will cost 28,5 hryvnia.

  • For 2015 , the hryvnia depreciated by half, and for 2016 devalued 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.