The public and government-guaranteed debt of Ukraine in February decreased in national currency by UAH 5.3 billion, to UAH 2.553 trillion, the Ministry of Finance reported.
At the same time, it increased in dollar terms by $0.67 billion, to $91.41 billion, said the ministry’s press service.
“In February, the volume of the state and state-guaranteed debt of Ukraine decreased in hryvnia equivalent by UAH 5.28 billion, while in dollar terms, the state and state-guaranteed debt increased by $0.67 billion,” the report reads.
As of February 28, the public external debt amounted to UAH 1.238 trillion (48.49% of the total amount of public and government-guaranteed debt), or $44.32 billion. The public internal debt stood at UAH 1.026 trillion (40.18% of the total amount), or $ 36.73 billion.
The government-guaranteed debt amounted to UAH 289.28 billion (11.33%), or $10.36 billion, including: external debt at UAH 251.11 billion (9.84%), or $8.99 billion; domestic debt at UAH 38.17 billion (1.5%) or $1.37 billion.
The Ministry of Finance earlier said Ukraine would have to pay UAH 585.13 billion on its public debt in 2021. (UNIAN/Business World Magazine)