The total public debt of Ukraine in the last month rose by 0.82%, or $0.59 billion to $72,35 billion the Ministry of Finance reported on the official website.
In the hryvnia equivalent of the public and publicly guaranteed debt at the end of March amounted to 1.95 trillion UAH, compared to 1.94 trillion UAH a month earlier.
The total amount of direct debt as of 31 March amounted to 1,676 billion ($62,13 billion) compared to 1.66 billion UAH a month earlier.
The direct external debt for the month increased by $0.06 billion to $36.2 billion, whereas direct internal debt has increased to nearly 70 billion UAH.
Publicly guaranteed debt at March 31 amounted to 275,72 billion, or $10,22 billion.
Last year total public debt of Ukraine increased from $65,51 to $70,97 billion.