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Ukraine Sovereign Debt Fell 1% in August, Ministry Says

September 26, 2012

Ukraine’s state debt, including guarantees, declined 1 percent last month as the government repaid its obligation to Russian JSC VTB Bank.

Debt declined to $61.54 billion as of Aug. 31 from $62.17 billion in July, the Finance Ministry, based in the capital, Kiev, said late yesterday in a statement on its website.

State foreign debt slid to $24.71 billion from $24.81 billion, while domestic debt expanded to $24.19 billion from $24.06 billion, it said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Daryna Krasnolutska in Kiev at dkrasnolutsk@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Balazs Penz at bpenz@bloomberg.net


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