Since russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine has raised almost UAH 77 billion, nearly USD 199 million, and EUR 229 million through 38 auctions to sell war bonds. This is according to data released by the NBU Depository.
As before, primary dealer banks hold the largest portfolio of war bonds. At the same time, demand from households and businesses for this type of securities has been rising. Specifically, last week, the number of such investors grew to almost 76,000 from 67,000.
As of 30 May 2022, Ukrainians and domestic businesses have invested in war bonds
- UAH 7.8 billion (10% of the total value of purchased hryvnia-denominated war bonds)
- USD 57.4 million (29% of the total value of U.S. dollar-denominated war bonds), and
- EUR 26.6 million (nearly 11.7% of the total value of euro-denominated war bonds).
Nonresidents hold UAH 300.4 million in military domestic government debt securities.
Today, everyone can purchase war bonds and strengthen the financial defense of Ukraine.
Find out more about the military domestic government debt securities here. The table presents data at the amortized face value.