The national Bank of Ukraine (NBU) intends to revise the inflation forecast for 2017 after monthly inflation in September was 2%, and since the beginning of the year to 10.2 percent. This NBU reported on its official website.
“The new forecast of inflation and the time horizon of inflation returning to the target through the monetary instruments will be announced at the meeting of the Board of the national Bank for monetary policy October 26, 2017,” – said in the comments of the regulator.
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In September, the national Bank has worsened progos of inflation by the end of the year: inflation will deviate from the center point of the target range of 8% +/- 2 percentage points
The Ministry of economic development and trade forecasts inflation for the year at 12.2%.
According to forecasts of the International monetary Fund, inflation in Ukraine at the end of the year may be less than 10%.
The world Bank in April, has worsened the inflation forecast from 8.5% to 10%.
Earlier it was reported that in August in Ukraine for the first time since the beginning of the year deflation. Prices in the consumer market in August compared to the previous month decreased by 0.1% since the beginning of the year increased by 8.1%.