KYIV, Nov 17 – Acting NBU governor Yakiv Smolii and Board Chairman of Raiffeisen Bank Aval Volodymyr Lavrenchuk are among candidates to the post of the governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), Ihor Kononenko, First Deputy Head of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc, said.
"As for the National Bank. Consultations are underway. Today there are several candidates. The names that sounds familiar are acting NBU Governor Smolii and Lavrenchuk," he told reporters in Kyiv on Friday.