The NBU discount rate of 8.5% was supported by 7 members of the NBU committee.
Three were in favor of raising it to 9%. The discounted rate was announced on the NBU telegram channel. During the meeting, the committee members noted that the current inflationary development is close to the trajectory envisaged in the July macroeconomic forecast of the NBU. Consumer and core inflation accelerated to 11% and 7.4%, respectively.