NBU Governor Yakiv Smolii said this at a briefing on Thursday, according to an Ukrinform correspondent.
"The Board of the National Bank has decided to reduce the discount rate to 17.5% per annum from April 26, 2019," Smolii said.
He noted that at present, a steady trend toward slowing inflation to the 5% target allows the National Bank to start a cycle of lowering the discount rate.
The discount rate currently stands at 18%.
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