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

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Project Beneficiaries:
NBU

Ministry of Finance

NCSSM

NCRFSM


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The Project is implemented
by consortium led by
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Financial Market News

25 August, 14:31
NBU Keeps 2019–2021 Inflation Forecast Unchanged, Improves Growth Forecast
Inflation will have declined to 6.3% by year’s end and will reach the target range of 5% ± 1 pp in early 2020 and the medium-term target of 5% in late 2020, the NBU estimates. Ukraine’s economy will grow steadily in 2019–2021, at a projected annual rate of 3%–4%. For details, see the NBU’s quarterly Inflation Report dated July 2019. The NBU has left the inflation forecast unchanged from the projection it made in April. The rather tight monetary conditions will continue to ... more...
24 August, 14:29
Joint Discussion with Market Players Launched on New Legal Framework for Payments Market
On 23 July 2019, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) presented to bankers the vision of the new legal framework for the market of payments and money transfers. At the meeting at the NBU Deputy Governor Sergii Kholod noted that the purpose of revising the legal framework for payments is to boost competitiveness, multipurposeness and flexibility of this market. “New game rules on the market are expected to stimulate quality and innovation of payment products and ... more...
23 August, 14:20
Ukraine to Introduce IBAN on 5 August 2019
On 5 August 2019, international bank account number (IBAN)[1] will be introduced in Ukraine in line with ISO 13616. Considering the comprehensive nature of implementation measures for this international standard, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) would like to remind banks and bank customers on the specifics of this process. Deadline and dates As of 5 August 2019, banks will open new customer accounts in line with IBAN. At ... more...
25 July, 14:58
NBU Keeps 2019–2021 Inflation Forecast Unchanged, Improves Growth Forecast
Inflation will have declined to 6.3% by year’s end and will reach the target range of 5% ± 1 pp in early 2020 and the medium-term target of 5% in late 2020, the NBU estimates. Ukraine’s economy will grow steadily in 2019–2021, at a projected annual rate of 3%–4%. For details, see the NBU’s quarterly Inflation Report dated July 2019. The NBU has left the inflation forecast unchanged from the projection it made in April. The rather tight monetary conditions will continue to ... more...
23 July, 14:53
Ukraine to Introduce IBAN on 5 August 2019
On 5 August 2019, international bank account number (IBAN)[1] will be introduced in Ukraine in line with ISO 13616. Considering the comprehensive nature of implementation measures for this international standard, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) would like to remind banks and bank customers on the specifics of this process. Deadline and dates As of 5 August 2019, banks will open new customer accounts in line with IBAN. At ... more...
09 July, 13:55
Limit on Repatriation of Dividends Cancelled
In line with the currency liberalization and for improving the investment climate, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has cancelled all limits on repatriation of dividends. On 10 July, business with foreign capital is no longer subject to the limit of EUR 12 million per one legal entity on transferring dividends abroad or to nonresident accounts in Ukraine. This currency easing will not have any adverse impact on the macroeconomic stability. In H1, businesses ... more...
25 June, 15:01
NBU Streamlines Hryvnia Banknote and Coin Denominations
NBU Governor Yakiv Smolii has announced changes to the denominations of hryvnia banknotes and coins aimed at streamlining the circulation of the hryvnia. “Our national currency is what every one of us uses on a daily basis. Although cashless settlements are gaining increasing popularity in Ukraine, cash remains the most often used means of payment. Thus, the NBU must commit to making the hryvnia a quality, protected, and reliable currency and ensuring that hryvnia-based settlements are ... more...
13 June, 14:42
Banks to Fund Nonresidents in Hryvnia and to Transact Currency Forwards for Domestic Government Bonds Purchase
In order to encourage foreign investments to Ukraine, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has authorized banks to provide short-term funding in hryvnia to nonresident legal entities for buying domestic government bonds. As of 14 June 2019, Ukrainian banks can issue hryvnia loans to foreign companies and banks for aforesaid intended use, and to transact forward and swap contracts for the period not exceeding 14 business days. “Newly launched link with Clearstream ICSD ... more...
12 June, 14:39
NBU Presents the Vision of the Strategy for Financial Literacy
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) presented its vision of the joint Strategy for Financial Literacy for the financial market and all stakeholders. The Strategy is intended to uniform, coordinate and combine efforts of the state agencies, business and the civic society for improving financial literacy at the national level. “We intend to provide Ukrainians with skills to survive in the real world full of challenges and changes. We work to create the environment in which wellbeing of ... more...
12 June, 14:33
Financial Inclusion as the Driver of the Economic Growth: What the Government, Businesses and the Public Need to Do
On 12 June, Kyiv UNIT.City the first Ukrainian innovation park hosts the second internal Forum on Financial Inclusion: Leaving No One Behind. As last year, the Forum was co-organized by the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), market players, and international partners. This year’s event brought together speakers from Australia, India, Kenia, Norway, Poland, the UK, the US, Turkey, and over 300 guests of the forum, such as, officials, entrepreneurs, experts, educators, and civic activists.  more...
Information materials on the implementation of FRS in Ukraine using IFRS XBRL Taxonomy
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 Audit Reform Conferences
Materials of the Conference about Reforms in the Field of Accounting and Auditing in Ukraine that Took Place in Kyiv on April 13, 2016