Photo from UNIAN Ukraine&#39;s state-owned banks in January-March 2019 (Q1) posted UAH 8.1 billion (US$307.5 million) in net profit, which accounted for 63% of the entire banking sector&#39;s profit. Read alsoUkraine&#39;s Cabinet starts competitive selection in state banks&#39; supervisory boards Loans issued to individuals over the period under review increased by 5%, whereas those extended to legal entities shrank by 4%, Ukraine&#39;s Finance Ministry said on its website on May 24. Individuals&#39; funds grew by 1%, while those of entities and non-bank financial institutions also expanded by 1%. UNIAN memo. The Ukrainian operating banks in January-March 2019 posted UAH 12.9 billion (US$489.7 million) in net profit, which was 1.5 times up y-o-y. There are four banks with state capital on the Ukrainian market: PrivatBank, Ukrgasbank, Ukreximbank, and Oschadbank.