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  • Annual inflation slows down to 9.2% Consumer price inflation in Ukraine slowed down to 9.2% in January 2019 year-on-year in comparison with 9.8% a month earlier. Basic inflation was 8.3%, according to the State Statistics…
  • National Bank ups discount rate due to high inflation again The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has increased the discount rate from 16% to 17% because of the high inflation which sped up to 14.1% in January and surpassed the NBU's forecast…
  • NBU raised discount rate to 16% over high inflation The National Bank of Ukraine raised the discount rate from 14.5% to 16% due to high inflation, which significantly exceeded the regulator's forecast. "In 2017, consumer inflation…
  • Inflation reaches 13.7% in 2017 Inflation in Ukraine in 2017 was 13.7%, the State Statistics Service reported on Tuesday, 9 January 2018. Prices in the consumer market in December 2017 grew by 1%, and by 13.7% over…
  • NBU hikes discount rate to curb inflation The National Bank decided to raise the discount rate from December 15, 2017 from 13.5% to 14.5% over high inflation rates, which exceed the forecast figures. "The rate of consumer…
  • MP: rise in salaries economically ungrounded A former finance minister, MP Viktor Pynzenyk, has said that the growth of salaries laid down in the 2018 state budget is divorced from the economy. The lawmaker told reporters on…
  • Inflation forecast worsened to 12.2%, NBU rate up The National Bank decided to raise from October 27, 2017, the monetary policy rate from 12.5% to 13.5%. This step was triggered by high inflation rates that exceed the trajectory…
  • NBU: peak of 2017 inflation passed The National Bank of Ukraine will not change the size of official discount rate (12.5%), because of the risks to inflation targets. The central bank said in a statement released on…
  • NBU reviews 2017 inflation outlook The dynamics of the consumer price index and its components in May indicates that the actual inflation rate for the year may be higher than the forecasted 9.1%, the National Bank of…
  • November inflation in Ukraine reaches 1.8 per cent Consumer prices in Ukraine in November 2016 went 1.8 per cent up compared with the previous month, the State Statistics Service has said. The prices of food and non-alcoholic drinks…
  • October inflation soars to 2.8% In October, inflation in Ukraine accelerated to 2.8% after 1.8% in September, the State Statistics Service said in a release on 8 November. According to the State Statistics Service…
  • Inflation at 1.8% in September In September, inflation in Ukraine was 1.8%, compared to deflation of 0.3% in August, as reported by the State Statistics Service on 7 October. According to the State Statistics Service…
  • June 2016 saw a decline in consumer prices (deflation) in Ukraine at 0.2% over May. Previously, Ukraine saw deflation in February (0.4%), the State Statistics Service figures released…
  • Chief banker says Ukraine past peak of crisis Ukraine has passed the peak of the crisis, the nation's central bank governor Valeriya Hontareva told a news conference on 9 June. "The most difficult period of crisis is behind us…
  • WB: recession in Ukraine "bottomed out" Ukraine returned to positive growth of 0.1 percent (year-on-year) in the first quarter of 2016, and the contraction of 9.9 percent in 2015 was not as severe as previously anticipated…