New issue of economic monitoring

Cold war between Yulia Tymoshenko and Viktor Yushchenko heats up. May was marked with big scandal around Vanco company with mutual accusation of both contesting parties.  The big fight of politicians also affects foreign exchange rate policy. Although free-float regime is an obvious solution for hryvnia now, the Head of Central Bank is still undecided about how to shape the regime.  Different opinions from political forces are making him think long and carefully. At the same time inflation seems to be calming down on the heel of seasonal decrease in food prices.  The full report could be obtained through subscription at Global Source ( 
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June 10, 2008