Ukraine and Belarus switch from dollar to hryvnia for bilateral trade

Poroshenko and LukashenkoUkraine and Belarus have agreed to use the hryvnia instead of the dollar for bilateral trade transactions, with Kiev also asking for permission to use Belarus to act as transit country for gas supplies from Lithuania. “We approached the National Bank of Ukraine with a number of suggestions that would help streamline and revitalize trade between our two countries,” said  Deputy Prime Minister Gennady Zubko. 

 

Source: Gazeta