The head of the National Bank of Ukraine Andriy Pyshny was recognized as the best head of the central bank of Europe according to the leading international magazine The Banker. This is reported on the publication's website.
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Title “Central Banker of the Year” The magazine's versions highlight the officials who best managed to stimulate growth and stabilize their economy.
One of the NBU's achievements, which was noted in the industry publication, is the introduction of Power Banking. Created at the initiative of the Central Bank, a unified network of 2,375 bank branches provided clients with services during the blackouts in the winter of 2022-2023.
“I am proud that, together with the team of NBU professionals, I can make an important contribution to the country’s sustainability during these difficult times, maintaining macro-financial stability even in the face of constant attacks by missiles and drones,” The Banker quotes Andrey Pyshny as saying.
According to The Banker, during Pyshny’s reign, the NBU’s key achievements include:
- Growing confidence in the hryvnia. According to the NBU, time deposits of individuals in hryvnia for 11 months of 2023 increased by 28%; The domestic debt market has resumed with an increase in the volume of loans by 98% compared to 2022; Inflation fell from 26.6% to 5.1% in the first 11 months of 2023.