According to the NBU Depository, since russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the amount redeemed by the government on domestic debt instruments has exceeded the volumes raised to the state budget through auctions to sell domestic government debt securities by UAH 13.5 billion.
Specifically, from 24 February to 10 July 2022, the Ukrainian government spent UAH 90.3 billion, USD 920.8 million, and EUR 168 million to repay domestic government debt securities. Instead, UAH 85.7 billion, USD 496.1 million, and EUR 283.4 million were raised to the state budget from placement of new debt instruments in the domestic market.
Specifically, in March, the government raised UAH 10.6 billion more through auctions to sell domestic government debt securities than it spent for redemption of domestic debt instruments. However, in April, May, and June, the balance of the government’s domestic debt transactions was negative and made UAH (-2.9) billion, UAH (-0.4) billion, and UAH (-21) billion, respectively.
Interest rates on domestic government debt securities issued through auctions under martial law have not changed, making
- 9.5%, 10%, 11%, and 11.5% per annum in hryvnia (maturities of 3 months, 6 months, 12 months, and 14 months, respectively)
- 3.5%, and 3.7% per annum in U.S. dollars (maturities of 6 months and 12 months, respectively)
- 2.5% per annum in euro (maturities of 3 months, 9 months, and 12 months).
Find below detailed statistics by NBU Depository on war bonds.
As of 11 July 2022, the structure of the war bonds portfolio by holders has hardly changed as compared with the previous week. Primary dealer banks hold the largest portfolio of war bonds.
The second-large portfolio is held by Ukrainians and domestic businesses. It comprises
- UAH 11.5 billion (13.9% of the total value of purchased hryvnia-denominated war bonds)
- USD 118.6 million (23.9% of the total value of purchased U.S. dollar-denominated war bonds)
- EUR 136.4 million (nearly 48.5% of the total value of euro-denominated war bonds).
Nonresidents hold over UAH 1.4 billion in military domestic government debt securities.
Find out more about the military domestic government debt securities here. The table presents data at the amortized face value.
Today, everyone can purchase war bonds and strengthen the financial defense of Ukraine.
On 22 March 2022, the NBU began to publish weekly statistics of the NBU Depository related to war bond transactions. Follow the links below to review data as of
Differences between the amounts raised in auctions to sell war bonds and repayments on domestic debt instruments are presented in U.S. dollar equivalent at the NBU’s official exchange rates.