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Ukrainian President Wants Currency Corridor, Interfax Reports

July 03, 2012

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych said the national currency, the hryvnia, needs a trading band, Interfax-Ukraine newswire reported, citing an address by Yanukovych to parliament, the text of which was handed out to lawmakers.

The Kiev-based Natsionalnyi Bank Ukrainy controls the hryvnia exchange rate by buying or selling dollars on the interbank market.

-- Editors: Elizabeth Konstantinova, Andrew Langley

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