The national Bank of Ukraine sees risks to the forecast of the Cabinet on the hryvnia exchange rate

The national Bank of Ukraine sees risks to the forecast of the Cabinet on the hryvnia exchange rate


In the first place may have been affected by the deterioration of conjuncture on the international markets, said the head of the regulator Valeria Gontareva at a press conference on Tuesday.

KYIV, 29 Dec. The national Bank of Ukraine considers realistic included in the state budget for 2016, an average annual forecast of the dollar exchange rate at 24.1 of the hryvnia, however, sees risks to this goal, said the head of the regulator Valeria Gontareva at a press conference on Tuesday.

She noted that the forecast of the Ministry of Finance has budgeted for the lending agreement with the International monetary Fund (IMF).

“The NBU believes such a course is realistic, but understands the risks that may stand in the way of its realization. Under these risks we understand external and internal factors, first of all we are talking about the deterioration of conjuncture on the international markets”, — said Gontareva.

A grave political crisis affects the economy and the budgetary sphere of Ukraine, in fact, the country remains on the brink of default. Unemployment has increased, the dollar against the Ukrainian hryvna per year (by February 2015) jumped more than threefold. The official rate of the national Bank of Ukraine was the highest from 26 February to 30.01 per hryvnia per dollar, as of December 29, it is set at around 23,81 hryvnia.