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NBU net sales fall to $282.8 mln last week

KYIV. March 6 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Net sales of dollars by the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) this week fell to $282.8 million from $595.5 million a week earlier.

According to the information of the National Bank on its website, from February 27 to March 3, 2023, it purchased $6.6 million, which corresponds to the usual purchase volumes during the war, while it sold $289.4 million compared to $605.2 million a week earlier.

In the cash market, the dollar fell in price by another UAH 0.65 at the end of the week, to about UAH 39/$1. The last time the dollar was so cheap was at the end of July last year, before the devaluation of the official exchange rate by the National Bank by 25%, to UAH 36.57/$1.

In total, since the beginning of this year, the NBU has acquired $58.9 million on the market, while selling $5.748 billion.