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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The move is expected to release 360 million hryven' (around 45 million $US) previously allocated for holograms in the state budget, funds that will now go to the Polygraph Combine 'Ukraina' to acquire polycarbonate card manufacturing equipment and establish full state-controlled in-house production of Ukrainian passport for which it currently supplies only booklets.
In 2011 the State Tax Service spent 512 million hryven' ([+ or -]US$64m) on tax stamps.
The impact of the tagged hologram is that in 2010 tax revenues from wine went up 41m hryven' ([+ or -]$5.