Groisman called to finalize the state budget for the 2018 and pass it before 10 Dec

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman called on to adopt the bill on state budget for 2018 until December 10. He said this at the government meeting on 16 November, the correspondent of «GORDON».

«I would now put the question that the budget for 2018 was adopted in the first decade, to 10 December 2017. It will be almost the first time absolutely predictable, qualitatively, it will allow us to tailor its operations from 1 January 2018,» – said the Prime Minister.

He also added that he intends to entrust the command of the government – the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, first Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers is to organize the finalization of the draft law taking into account the comments that were made by the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada.

«I want to emphasize that this is the most important priority, and would like we are very serious about the preparation of the budget for 2018,» – said Groisman.

On 14 November, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine approved the draft of the resolution No. 7000-P on the findings and proposals to the draft state budget for 2018. This is the adoption of the draft budget (bill No. 7000) in the first reading.

According to the project on the state budget for 2018, the revenue part of the budget will be 877,043 billion UAH, expenses – 948,129 billion. Nominal GDP is projected at 2,575 trillion UAH.

The budget deficit in 2018 will amount to UAH 77.9 billion, i.e. 2.4% of GDP. The volume of payments on servicing the state debt in 2018 is projected at 130,2 billion. Total payments on public debt in 2018 is estimated at 305,926 billion.

It is expected that from 1 January 2018, the subsistence minimum per person per month will be 1700 UAH, from 1 July – 1777 UAH, from December 1 – UAH 1853. It is planned to increase the minimum wage by 16.3% – up to UAH 3723.

According to the law on regulation of the Parliament in the first reading the deputies should consider the draft budget for the next year until 20 October and the second before November 20, the law generally must be adopted before 1 December.

Groisman called to finalize the state budget for the 2018 and pass it before 10 Dec 15.11.2017

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