Bank interest expenses reached 72,030 UAH mil in 2017 in Ukraine, according to the National Central Bank. This is 21.9 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank interest expenses in Ukraine reached an all time high of 98,159 UAH mil in 2015 and an all time low of 10,907 UAH mil in 2005. When compared to Ukraine's main peers, bank interest expenses in Poland amounted to 15,540 PLN mil and 3,189,013 RUB mil in Russia in 2017.
Ukraine has been ranked 17th within the group of 64 countries we follow in terms of bank interest expenses, 17 places above the position seen 10 years ago.