National Bank of Ukraine, together with its new head, Sergii Arbuzov, summed up financial outcomes for the year. Thus, the bankers said that monetary reserves of the National Bank by the end of 2010 will be more than USD 34 billion.
A 3 days earlier the New Year, Prime Minister Mykola Azarov, at the opening of a planned meeting of the Government, said that he expected the inflation in 2010 did not exceed 9%.
According to the official website of the National Bank of Ukraine on December 30, the National Bank has established the following official rate of hryvnia against foreign currencies:
Law of Ukraine on the State Budget for 2011 was published in the official press. The boundary state budget deficit in Ukraine in 2011 is set at 38.843 billion UAH, which is 28,2% less compared with a deficit budget, which provided for the year 2010. Document comes into force on 1 January 2011.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine intends to increase the authorized capital of Naftogaz of Ukraine by 5 billion UAH with 100% of shares in state ownership. This is stated in the government decree from December 29, 2010 № 1208
The Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Social Policy Serhiy Tigipko said that unpopular reforms in Ukraine might continue for another 3-5 months. This was stated in an interview with TV Channel 5. Though, the politician couldn't answer when this reforms would bring a positive effect.
President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych will require increasing of cost of living and minimum wage. He noted about this during the meeting with heads of regional state administrations and candidates for the posts of heads of regional state administrations, the press service of the Head of State informed.
National Bank asks Ukrainian banks to pay attention to the absence of agreement of rules of the WebMoney Transfer payment system according to the established order.
National Bank of Ukraine on January 17, established the following official rate of hryvnia against foreign currencies.