Uzbek banks attract deposits worth $8.5B

Finance Materials 10 April 2019 11:43 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 10

By Fakhri Vakilov – Trend:

The total amount of deposits attracted by Uzbek banks as of April 1, 2019 amounted to 71.9 trillion soums ($8,498,220,500), Trend reports with reference to the Central Bank of Uzbekistan.

This figure is 17.3 percent more than in the same period of last year.

Moreover, according to the Central Bank, the sum includes funds of the population on deposits that increased by 26.9 percent to 15.9 trillion soums.

In the structure of deposits, the share of funds in national currency increased from 52 percent to 63 percent, which indicates to decline in the role of foreign currency in the formation of assets (resources) attracted by banks.

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