International rating Agency Fitch Ratings forecasts the inflation in Ukraine at the end of 2017 at the level of 13.7%.
“Inflation at the end of 2017 will amount to 13.7% and 9.1% at the end of 2018,” – it is told in materials Fitch Ratings distributed at the press conference of the rating Agency.
Unresolved conflict in the East of Ukraine is a risk to the achievement of macroeconomic indicators and stability in the country, says Fitch. Also, the Agency believes that the main risk to the economic recovery of Ukraine will be the presidential and parliamentary elections in 2019 and unresolved dispute between Ukraine and Russia on the $3 billion in debt.
We will remind, in April, Fitch analysts predicted that inflation in Ukraine for the year will reach 11.2%.
The government has forecast inflation this year at level of 12,9%, the NBU is 12.2% at the end of the year.
According to the state statistics service, consumer prices in Ukraine in October compared with the previous month increased by 1.2% since the beginning of the year inflation amounted to 11.5%.