19 June, 2014 19:10 ▪
Ukraine’s gross external debt falls by USD 4.7bn
The NBU has published a report whereby Ukraine’s gross external debt shrank 3%, i.e. USD 4.697bn, to USD 137.382bn in Q1’14 compared to the beginning of 2014.
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This was mainly due to the decline of short-term liabilities of the real sector under trade loans.
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As of the end of 2013, Ukraine’s gross external debt reached USD 140bn or around 80% of GDP.