Ukrainians sold $ 113.9m more currency than bought in Oct 2016 - National Bank
Ukrainians in October 2016 sold to banks $113.9 million more foreign currency than bought, according to the website of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).
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According to the regulator, this is $169.5 million, or 60% less than in the previous month.
The volume of foreign currency sales by the public in October decreased by 48.7%, to $179 million, purchases by 0.3%, to $65.1 million.
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In 2015 Ukrainians sold to banks $1.55 billion more foreign currency than bought, while in the previous year the volume of forex purchases $2.41 billion exceeded its sales: a total of $5.61 billion was sold and $8.02 billion was bought.