Photo from UNIAN The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) on July 15 set the official forex rate for July 16 at UAH 27.12 to the U.S. dollar, which let the country&#39;s national currency strengthen by two kopiykas. Read alsoUkrainians have almost US$16.7 bln in cash hryvnia equivalent The official forex rate against the euro for Thursday is fixed at UAH 31.03 per euro – the hryvnia lost 16 kopiykas in value since Wednesday. The central bank has fixed the following official forex rates of the hryvnia against key foreign currencies for July 16: US$100 will be quoted at UAH 2,711.90 (UAH 2,714.36 as of July 15); EUR 100 will be quoted at UAH 3,103.09 (UAH 3,087.45 as of July 15). The U.S. dollar in Kyiv&#39;s currency exchange booths strengthened against the hryvnia, as the forex rate changed by five kopiykas to UAH 27.30 on the morning of Thursday, July 16, from UAH 27.25 on July 15. The euro also gained in value against the hryvnia, as the rate changed by 20 kopiykas to UAH 31.15 per euro from UAH 30.95, according to an UNIAN correspondent. Meanwhile, the U.S. dollar was sold for UAH 27.05 on average, while the euro for UAH 30.60 on July 16. As UNIAN reported earlier, the National Bank set the official forex rate for July 15 at UAH 27.14 to the U.S. dollar, which made the country&#39;s national currency slide by five kopiykas. Thus, the hryvnia had been weakening for the third consecutive day.