Ruble demand continues to break records in Kazakhstan
Astana, Kazakhstan, Jan. 28
By Daniyar Mukhtarov - Trend:
The ruble demand continues to break records in Kazakhstan, Ranking.kz. analytical service said.
"In December, the exchange offices sold the Russian currency in the amount of 88.2 billion tenge ($ 1 - 184.45 tenge)," the experts said. "This is four-fold more than a year ago."
The ruble volume, sold by the exchange offices, increased by 37.1 percent during a month. The highest monthly growth in Almaty is 87.4 percent and Astana - 81.5 percent.
"In terms of the annual growth, South Kazakhstan region ranks first (8.1 times up to 3.5 billion tenge), then Aktobe region (6 times up to 5 billion tenge) and Astana (5.7 times up to 13.7 billion tenge)," the analysts said.
Edited by CN