Dollar in Ukraine is noticeably cheaper than the official exchange rate

The national Bank has published the value of the dollar on may 14

On Thursday, may 14, the national Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has calculated the official rate of the dollar against the hryvnia:

13.0414.05Изменение1 USD26.79 UAHUAH 26,69– 0,10

Thus, in comparison with the values of 13 may, the dollar fell 10 cents after a decline of a penny in the previous Bank denü. “Green” fell below the psychological mark of 27 hryvnia. During the week from 7 to 14 may, the national currency strengthened against the U.S. by 24 kopecks.

The Euro on may 14, dropped five cents – from 29.08 to 29.03 hryvnia.

Earlier, the expert told “Today” that the dollar will not last long.

In addition, analysts noted that the dollar can rise, if in 2020, will open the tourist season. Then we can expect significant demand for the currency and even of its deficiency. How are things with the tours and what to expect, learn from the story “Today”:

  • The historical maximum the official rate of the dollar – 30.01 UAH – was made in Feb 2015. Record the official Euro exchange rate in Ukraine – UAH 35,66 – a 26 January 2018.
  • For 2015, the hryvnia depreciated by half, for 2016 – has depreciated by 12.9%, and in 2017 the rate of the national currency has weakened by only 3%. In 2018, the hryvnia has strengthened by 1.4% and in 2019 – already at 14.5%.
  • According to “the big Mac index“, the dollar in Ukraine “should” cost 10.05 UAH, however, experts urge not to take this index seriously, because it does not reflect the full economic picture.