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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Finance Minister Nalaia Jaresko said on Monday the government wants to boost revenue by 22 billion hryvna and spending by 35 billion hryvna.
If in 2006 banks earned profits of 4 144 million Ukrainian hryvnas (UAH), in 2008 its size was 7 304 million UAH.
The allowance upon a child birth is 12,240 hryvna ($2,448) for the first child, 25,000 hryvna ($5,000) for the birth of the second child, and 50,000 hryvna ($10,000) for the birth of the third and subsequent children.
47 on the sheet was a payment of 32,580 hryvna (nearly $4,000) for what was described as a ''bribe'' used in a bidding process.
The company's position in Ukraine looks shaky, although a 40% fall in revenue has not come as much of a surprise; the Ukrainian hryvna (the functional currency) has been losing value against the dollar (the presentation currency) and MTS has been losing its share of the Ukrainian market.
stock exchange temporarily and dropping the hryvna, Ukraine's
The exchange rate for the Hryvna is stable this year at around 5.5 to the US Dollar, despite the lack of disbursements from the IMF, the World Bank, and the EU, and low levels of foreign investment.
That said, for VimpelCom shareholders stabilization of Kyivstar's mobile revenues in hryvna terms is a positive sign.
Naftogaz's operating deficit in 2016 will largely be driven by the pace of price liberalisation, as well as the level of imported gas prices and the hryvna exchange rate.
This contrasts with 6% of its revenue in US dollar in 2015, while most of its remaining revenue is denominated in hryvna. An increase of economic and political uncertainty in Ukraine has led to significant hryvna devaluation against major currencies.
Local residents said that supporters of Dovhyi have been buying votes for 200 hryvnas each, or about $15.