The National Bank of Ukraine Council forecasts the inflation in 2008 at the level of 6.8%.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, NBU Council chief Petro Poroshenko claimed this to a press conference in Kyiv today.

According to him, this showing is stipulated in the draft Basics of the Monetary-Credit Policy for 2008, worked out by the NBU Council.

The NBU forecasts the hryvnia exchange rates within frames of 4.95-5.25 hryvnias for $1.

Speaking about monetary showings, the NBU Council forecasts that the money base will grow by 119-124% on the results of 2008.