Ukraine sees an increase in cash in circulation Photo from UNIAN Ukraine&#39;s monetary stock, M3, a measure of the money supply, namely cash in circulation and bank deposits of assets owned by individuals, legal entities and the state, expanded by 1.3% in July 2018, to UAH 1.229 trillion, or US$45.52 billion. Since the beginning of the year, M3 has increased by 1.6%, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) said on its website. Read alsoUkrainian central bank&#39;s net reserves shrink to US $6.8 bln in July According to the data provided, the country&#39;s monetary base (the aggregate of the central bank&#39;s liabilities that can be used to create the money supply, including cash in circulation and liabilities to credit institutions) increased by 0.2% in July and by 5.4% since the beginning of the year, to UAH 420.6 billion, or US$15.58 billion. UNIAN memo. Ukraine&#39;s monetary base in 2017 grew by 4.6%, to UAH 399.1 billion (US$14.78 billion), while M3 rose by 9.5%, to UAH 1.208 trillion, or US$44.7 billion.