According to the head of the National Bank of Ukraine Valeria Gontareva, the peak level of consumer inflation in Ukraine is behind us, and in the coming months it will slow down.
"last month, the consumer price index in June increased by 0, 4%, which corresponds to the forecast of the National Bank," said Valeria Gontareva.
"It is in order to consolidate these positive developments in the monetary market we left the discount rate unchanged. Thus, in case of further decline in inflation, we can move to reduce interest rates in the near future ", - transfers words of the head of the Ukrainian national Bank news Agency. In General, according to the state statistics service of Ukraine, for the first half of 2015, consumer prices in the country increased by 40, 1%, however, in June, inflation slowed to 0, 4% (in may she was 2, 2%, and in April ? 14%). The reason for the reduction in the rate of increase of inflation was the stabilization of the hryvnia and the seasonal reduction of prices. Remember, the leader of the public movement "Ukrainian choice" Viktor Medvedchuk said that the efforts of highly professional Russian and foreign reformers-integration of Ukraine brought to the pre-default wealth. 30 June The Economist has described Ukraine as the worst economy in the world. This verdict was made after comparison of countries by GDP growth. According to these data, since April of last year, the Ukrainian economy contracted by 6, 5%. 2nd place went to Libya with a decrease of 6, 4% 3-m ? Macau, which GDP dropped by 6%. In fourth place ? Equatorial Guinea with a decrease in GDP by 5, 5%. Fifth place was taken by Russia, whose economy in one year decreased by 4%. Ukraine is now in fact remains on the brink of default. From the report of the international monetary Fund that second banks of Ukraine for the risk of loan defaults after Nigeria. The total debt of Ukraine is defined in $ 50 billion, in 2014 it amounted to 71% of GDP, and in 2015, according to forecasts of the national Bank of Ukraine, will reach 93% of GDP. In addition, the world Bank has lowered its forecast of a fall of the Ukrainian economy this year with a 2, 3% to 7, 5%.