Ukrainian Hryvnia

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Ukrainian Hryvnia

The currency of the Ukraine. It was introduced in 1996, replacing the karbovanets following a period of hyperinflation in the latter. Since its introduction, it has been pegged to the U.S. dollar at various values.
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Significant price increases offset around half of the currency loss following the sharp depreciation of the Russian ruble and the Ukrainian hyrvnia.
At the same time Ukrainian consumers had to contend with the after effects of 2008's 60 per cent fall in the value of the Hyrvnia.
She was presented with a cheque for 4,595 Ukraine hyrvnia.
And today - as Spain meet Ukraine - you have the chance to win 4,595 Ukraine Hyrvnia, or pounds 500 in our money
However, the current forecast relies on certain relatively optimistic assumptions, namely that the hyrvnia has largely completed its depreciation against the US dollar and euro and has established a new floor of between UAH 8 and 9 for 2009.