On 27 April 2022, over 1,000 legal entities and individuals received UAH 3.3 billion in a redemption of the first issue of war bonds. Part of the paid amount was reinvested in new military domestic government debt securities to further support Ukraine. This is according to data released by the NBU Depository, which redeemed the domestic government debt securities and paid out the principal and yield amounts as instructed by the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine.
Since russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine started, the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine has raised nearly UAH 50 billion, USD 93.8 million, and EUR 176.5 million through 23 auctions to sell war bonds.
Primary dealer banks hold the largest portfolio of military domestic government debt securities. At the same time, 2,700 more Ukrainians and domestic businesses last week joined in to support Ukraine by purchasing military domestic government debt securities, the total number reaching 11,800 investors.
As of 2 May 2022, following the redemption of war bonds in April, Ukrainians and domestic businesses invested nearly UAH 3.5 billion, USD 38.3 million, and EUR 25.4 million in such bonds, while nonresidents invested over UAH 66 million.
The NBU continues to appeal to Ukrainians and the international community to further strengthen the financial front of Ukraine through purchases of military domestic government debt securities. This support is important for properly repelling russia’s full-scale armed aggression.
Find out more about the military domestic government debt securities here. Please note that the table presents data at the amortized face value.