Last year, the most money transfers to Ukraine were sent from the USA
In 2018, USD 2.3 billion was received through the money transfer systems in Ukraine, the press service of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) reported on 14 February.
At the same time, citizens of Ukraine transferred 294 million dollars outside the country.
The NBU noted that this data does not include information on transfers through banks, card payment systems and post offices.
Most transfers were sent to Ukraine from the USA (17%), Israel (13%), Russia (9%), Italy (8%) and Poland.
Most transfers from Ukraine were sent to Russia (36%), Georgia (10%), China (6%), Azerbaijan (6%), Uzbekistan (4%).
According to the NBU, the volume of transfers through the transfer systems within Ukraine in 2018 increased by 24.3% compared with 2017 to 150.53 billion hryvnia (5.54 billion dollars in equivalent).