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EU-FINSTAR
(Technical Assistance in Financial Sector's Priority Areas, Ukraine)

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NBU

Ministry of Finance

NCSSM

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The Project is implemented
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Financial Market News

14 February, 15:10
Domestic Transfers in Money Transfer Systems Rose by almost a Quarter in 2018
In 2018, both residents and nonresidents used money transfer systems to transact the following transfers: ·         USD 2301 million in equivalent to Ukraine (28.28% of total transfers) ·         USD 294 million in equivalent abroad (3.61% of total transfers) ·         UAH 150.53 billion or USD 5,541 million in equivalent within Ukraine (68.11% of the total value of transfers). These data do not ... more...
11 February, 15:07
NBU January 2019 Inflation Update
In January 2019, consumer price inflation declined to 9.2% from 9.8% in December 2018. In monthly terms, prices grew by 1.0%. This is according to data released by the State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Actual inflation in January was very close to the forecast trend published in January 2019 Inflation Report. ·          In January, Core inflation decelerated to 8.3% yoy. In January, the rate of growth in the prices of services ... more...
11 February, 15:03
In 2018 NBU’s Sale of Commemorative Coins Showed Almost Threefold Increase
In 2018, NBU’s sale of commemorative coins showed almost threefold increase compared to 2017. In particular, the NBU sold in the internal market nearly 3.1 million commemorative coins worth a total of UAH 139.8 million, including: ·         gold coins - 1,600 pcs ·         silver coins - 65,800 pcs ·         coins of non-precious metals - 1 million pcs ·         coins of zinc-based alloy ... more...
06 February, 15:44
NBU Took All Planned European Integration Actions in 2018
The National Bank of Ukraine has taken all European integration actions planned for 2018 under the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. “The NBU is monitoring the developments and is already actively introducing new European regulations into the national law. We set ambitious tasks and try to follow our goals closely in order to meet all the requirements for becoming part of the EU’s internal financial services market, as envisaged by the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement,” said ... more...
31 January, 14:32
NBU Leaves Its Key Policy Rate Unchanged at 18%
The Board of the National Bank of Ukraine has decided to keep its key policy rate at 18.0% per annum. The rate was maintained at the same level in order to drive inflation down to the target of 5% in 2020. In 2018, consumer price inflation declined to a five-year low of 9.8% (versus 13.7% in 2017). The reversal of the trend for rising inflation seen in 2017 was primarily due to the NBU’s tight monetary policy – the series of interest rate hikes that started in October 2017 increased ... more...
29 January, 14:29
NBU Reported to Law Enforcement Authorities about Suspicious Transactions by Customers of 50 Financial Institutions in 2018
In 2018, the National Bank of Ukraine (the NBU) within the cooperation framework with the State Financial Monitoring Service of Ukraine and law enforcement authorities provided them with the data that can be evidence of the organized criminal activity. The information was obtained during financial monitoring inspections and inspections on compliance with the currency laws (hereinafter – currency control). Thus, in 2018, the NBU sent information[1] to the Security ... more...
23 January, 14:18
New Priorities for NBU Communications: New Strategy, Establishment of Expert Platform, and Brand Development
The National Bank of Ukraine (the NBU) presented its Communication Strategy to the expert community during a theme-specific event today. During the discussions, Director of the NBU’s Communications Department Nataliia Bondarenko and her colleagues explained how the central bank will adapt its communications to the requirements of this day and age. The document was praised by representatives of the NBU’s international partners, commercial banks, and other participants of the financial ecosystem.  more...
23 January, 14:15
NBU Receives Central Banking Transparency Award
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has for the first time in its history won the prestigious international Transparency Award, which is sponsored by the Central Banking Journal, a publication that covers issues concerning the operation of central banks and financial regulators. The award ceremony will take place in London, UK, on 13 March this year. “From the day it took office, our team has prioritized the development of an open, transparent culture that would live up to existing ... more...
21 January, 14:12
SEP Processed Nearly 1.4 Million Payments Daily in 2018 Worth Over UAH 100 Billion
In 2018, the System of Electronic Payments of the National Bank of Ukraine fully covered the needs of the domestic banking system for hryvnia interbank transfers. The system functioned in a reliable and stable manner. In 2018, 357 million of initial payments totaling UAH 25 trillion were made through the SEP, up 7.5% and 19%, respectively, from 332 million initial payments and UAH 21 trillion in 2017. A vast majority (93%) of all initial payments in 2018 were sent to ... more...
16 January, 14:00
NBU Makes Public its Action Plan for 2019
The National Bank of Ukraine has put its 2019 Action Plan into the public domain. The Action Plan is a roadmap for implementing the central bank’s mid-term strategy in the current year. Approved and unveiled in the spring of 2018, the Strategy identifies seven key goals of the NBU. By putting this document into the public domain, the NBU as a modern, open, independent and effective central bank, has publicly committed itself to do all it can, in order to deliver low inflation, ensure ... more...
Materials of the Audit Reform Conferences
Video News
Timur Khromaev, NSSMC Chairman, in Financial Week TV Program
Reforms in the field of accounting and auditing in Ukraine (in Ukrainian)
First Professional Forum of Auditors "European Future of Auditing Services"
FINREP II: Pilot project for mapping IFRS taxonomies
Reform of the Audit Profession in Ukraine
Pension Reform in Ukraine
The Financial Times: Vadim Khramov on Ukraine (Bank of America Merrill Lynch)
UT Interview: Should Ukraine's Donbas region obtain special status?
Financial Week Interview with Timur Khromaiev, Chairman of the Securities Commission of Ukraine
Video News Archive
Materials of the Conference about Reforms in the Field of Accounting and Auditing in Ukraine that Took Place in Kyiv on April 13, 2016