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September 14, 2020

Ukraine Headline Inflation Stays Near All-Time Low at 2.5% in August

There was a traditional seasonal monthly deflation seen in both August and July due to lower prices for agricultural produce food staples.

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August 31, 2020

Industrial Output Down 4.2% YoY in July and 7.7% YoY for 7M20

It should be noted that Ukrainian industry is currently performing hardly any worse than it was before the start of the COVID crisis in March, as there were year-on-year declines in the 3-5% range during the November-February period.

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July 14, 2020

Ukraine Sees Deflation of 0.6% MoM in July; Headline CPI Stays at 2.4%

Rolling 12-month “headline” inflation stayed unchanged at 2.4% in July

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June 30, 2020

Ukraine Industrial Decline Slows to 12% YoY in May After 16% Drop in April

For 5M20, UkrStat’s industrial index is down by 8.7% YoY.

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May 05, 2020

Ukraine’s Public Debt at USD 80bn, Implying 54% Debt/GDP Ratio

The Finance Ministry reported that Ukraine’s overall public debt stood at USD 80.4bn as of Apr 1, decreasing in USD terms by 3.6% MoM

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April 14, 2020

March Inflation Comes in at 2.3% YoY, Not Yet Reflecting Quarantine Shock

On a month-on-month basis, the CPI rose by 0.8%, driven by cost increases for imported goods amid the hryvnia devaluation in the period.

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March 16, 2020

Ukraine Headline Inflation Slows Sharply to 2.4% in February

Consumer inflation in Ukraine has been sharply decreasing since mid-2019, when it stood at a level of 9.0% YoY.

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February 10, 2020

Ukraine Doubles BoP Surplus to USD 5.9bn in FY19 After Gazprom Payment

Ukraine’s current account improved considerably in December after state-owned energy giant NaftoGaz received a one-time penalty payment of USD 2.9bn from Russia’s Gazprom.

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January 13, 2020

Ukraine Ends 2019 with Full-Year Inflation of Only 4%

The actual FY19 consumer inflation came well below the initial consensus forecast of 7.3% YoY.

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December 09, 2019

NBU Reserves Near USD 22bn, Highest Level Since July 2013

Ukraine’s foreign currency reserves increased by USD 530mn (+2.5% MoM) to USD 21.93bn in November

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