The head of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Yakov Smoliy said that the country’s GDP growth for the first nine months amounted to 3.8%, which, according to him, is the best indicator for the last seven years.
“GDP growth for the first 9 months of 3.8%. Our forecast for the end of 2018 is 3.4%. This is the best indicator for the last 7 years. We also managed to reduce inflation to 9.8% – the best indicator for the last 5 years”, — quotes Interfax-Ukraine Smoliy.
He said that foreign exchange reserves of the NBU increased to $20.8 billion — the highest figure since the end of 2013.
Resin also said that the second half of the year the hryvnia exchange rate for 2018 has strengthened by 1.4%.
Earlier, Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman declared their intention to achieve GDP growth at 3% in 2019.
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