Whopping $470 million increase per month – the national debt of Ukraine reaches $ 77 billion


November 3 , 2017 – Fort Russ News – 

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Ukranews – translated by Inessa Sinchougova 

KIEV, Ukraine. The aggregate state (direct and guaranteed) debt of Ukraine in September increased by 0.62%, or by $ 470 million dollars to 77.03 billion dollars (as of September 30) compared to the previous month.

This is stated in the data of the Ministry of Finance, Ukrainian News informs.

State and publicly guaranteed debt at the end of September amounted to UAH 2,043.3 billion, or $ 77.03 billion, compared to UAH 1,958.37 billion, or $ 76.56 billion, a month earlier.

The total amount of direct state debt as of September 30 amounted to UAH 1,724.72 billion (USD 65.03 billion) compared to UAH 1,649.05 billion, or USD 64.47 billion a month earlier.

At the same time, direct foreign debt for the month increased by $ 1.35 billion to $ 38.65 billion, while direct domestic debt increased by 4.78 billion hryvnia to 699.72 billion hryvnia ($ 26.38 billion).

Guaranteed by the state debt as of September 30 amounted to 318.31 billion hryvnia, or 12 billion dollars.

As Ukrainian News reported, in September, the average salary of Ukrainians increased by 237 UAH. 

In September, the amount of unpaid wages rose to 2.5 billion hryvnia.

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