Before the end of 2018, Ukraine must pay UAH 91.34 billion or USD 3.25 billion in external debts. The Ministry of Finance of Ukraine has said this in a statement, Ukrainian News Agency reports. In 2019, Ukraine will have to pay UAH 165.3 billion or USD 5.88 billion, and in 2020 - UAH 169.88 billion or USD 6.04 billion. As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, the total state debt (direct and state-secured) of Ukraine in August decreased by 1.14% or USD 0.86 billion to USD 74.85 billion (as at August 31) month over month. The state and state-secured debt as at late August made UAH 2,116.67 billion or USD 74.85 billion over UAH 2,025.67 billion or USD 75.71 billion in the previous month. The total size of the direct state debt as at August 31 made UAH 1,829.88 billion (USD 64.71 billion) over UAH 1,750.39 billion or USD 65.42 billion in the previous month. At that direct foreign debt increased by USD 0.35 billion to USD 37.87 billion, while direct domestic debt increased by UAH 12.37 billion to UAH 759.06 billion (and in US dollar equivalent fell to USD 26.84 billion). As at August 31, the state-secured debt made UAH 286.78 billion or USD 10.14 billion. In 2017, the state and state-secured debt of Ukraine rose in US dollar equivalent by 7.5% or USD 5.33 billion to USD 76.31 billion. In 2016, the total state debt of Ukraine rose from USD 65.51 to USD 70,97 billion.