In August 2016 Mogilev region’s banks bought Br6,1 m more foreign currency from the population than they sold. The information is provided by Elena Minko, head of the economy department of Mogilev region’s central National Bank office.
Over 6 months the banks of Mogilev region bought from the population $9 m more than they sold. June fixed the highest activity of the people selling foreign currency - $64.3 m. May showed the highest demand for foreign currency - $59.8. The information is provided by Raisa Lychkovskaya, a head of the Central office of the National Bank of Belarus in Mogilev region.
Friday lunch time in Mogilev witnessed long queues to cash machines (ATM). According to the regional offices of the National Bank and “Belarusbank” cash-machine boom was caused by rumours. According to bank specialists, there are not any limits on ATM cash disbursement. The situation like this happened in Gomel. Cash messengers hardly had time to fill cash macinns with Belarusian roubles.