Ukraine’s State Debt Grew 2.3% in January, Finance Ministry Says

Ukraine’s state debt, including guarantees, increased 2.3 percent last month as the government borrowed on local markets.

Debt climbed to $66 billion from $64.5 billion in December, the Finance Ministry, based in the capital, Kiev, said today in a statement on its website.

State domestic debt advanced to $25.2 billion from $23.8 billion, while foreign debt rose to $26.2 billion from $26.1 billion, according to the statement.

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