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56.4% of household deposits in banks are in foreign currency

17.09.2019,17:47


September 17, Fineko/abc.az. According to the Central Bank, as of August 1, the amount of household deposits in banks in national currency rose by 6.6% compared to the same period last year and amounted to AZN 8,580,000,000.

According to the State Statistics Committee, 56.4% of deposits were invested in foreign currency and 43.6% in national currency. Deposits in national currency rose by 23.4% compared to the corresponding period last year, while deposits in foreign currency fell by 3.6%.

In August, the average rate of the national currency against the US dollar was AZN 1.70 (1.70 since the beginning of the year), AZN 1.89 (1.92) for 1 euro, AZN 2.59 (2.61)  to RUR 100.