"Consumer prices in August 2020 decreased by 0.2% compared to July 2020, compared to the beginning of the year - increased by 1.2%. Core inflation in August 2020 was 0.1% (compared to July 2020), compared to the beginning of the year - 1.5%," reads the message.
It is also noted that there was a significant drop in prices for food and soft drinks – by 1,5%.
As we reported earlier, according to the forecast of the Fitch rating agency, Ukraine's GDP will have decreased by 6.5% by the end of this year.
At the same time, the agency predicts an increase in this indicator in 2021 and 2022 by 3.8% and 3.5%, respectively. However, given the ambiguous situation around the coronavirus pandemic and its consequences, these indicators may change significantly.
Fitch analysts also believe that in 2022-2023 the national debt will stabilize at 60%, and further our country will reduce this figure.