In June, Ukraine's international reserves saw the growth at the rate of almost 6.4 percent compared to the number reported in May. According to the press office of the National Bank of Ukraine, the reserves increased by 1.2 billion U.S. dollars.
As of July 1, the overall amount of the country's international reserves made almost 20.684 billion U.S. dollars. The National Bank explained that the growth is due to the introduction of European obligations and the purchase of currency at the international market.
The Bank also claimed that in June, the introduction of European obligations resulted in 1 billion Euros. The purchase of currency at the international market made 325.8 million dollars and 148 million Euros. Part of the sum was used to extinguish the state debt.
As of July 1, the volume of reserves covers three-four months of further import.