The rate of hryvna is stopped at 8.7 UAH per one dollar
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) raised the official rate of hryvna. According to the official web site of NBU, as of February 7 the NBU established the official rate of hryvna in relation to the US dollar at the level of 8.7080 UAH/ $1.
According to the new exchange rate, the US dollar grew by 71.5 kopecks or by 8.95 %.
The official rate was revised for the first time during the last year and a half.
According to the NBU, the most substantial revision of the official rate was held in the period from September to December in 2008, when the regulator lowered by half the value of hryvna in relation to the US dollar, from 4.9 up to 7.7 UAH/$1. After that there were only slight changes of the rate and since July 9, 2012 it remained on the same level 7.9930 UAH/$1.