The state and government-guaranteed debt of Ukraine in January-April rose by $3.33 billion, or by 4.7%, to $74.31 billion as of April 30, according to the Finance Ministry’s website.
The debt in hryvnia equivalent for the said period went up by UAH 3.16 billion, or by 2.2%, to UAH 1.973 trillion.
According to the given data, the growth of the state and state guaranteed debt in April amounted to $1.95 billion, or 2.7% in dollar equivalent, or UAH 21.12 billion (1.1% in hryvnia equivalent).
Loans received from international financial organizations take up the largest share in the structure of the state debt, including the early April’s fourth tranche of the International Monetary Fund loan totaling $1 billion, and the second tranche of the EU’s macro-financial assistance in the amount of EUR 600 million. (UNIAN/Business World Magazine)