The question of raising the retirement age off the negotiations with the IMF, said Rozenko

Vice-Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko said on the withdrawal of the question of raising the retirement age from negotiations with the International monetary Fund to prepare a new draft Memorandum on cooperation according to the EFF program.

About this Rozenko said in comments to «the Ukrainian news».

«The question of raising the retirement age from negotiations is cleared,» — said Rozenko.

He noted that negotiations on the preparation of the new edition of the Memorandum, including on the issue of pension reform, are still ongoing.

Earlier it was reported that the IMF proposes to increase the retirement age in Ukraine is gradually until 2027 to 63 years.

Finance Minister Alexander Danilyuk said he expects the next tranche from the IMF in early February.

Recall, Ukraine resumed cooperation with the IMF on a four-year program of expanded financing (EFF) in the amount of 17.5 billion dollars in September 2016 after more than a year break. Under this program, our country received three loan tranches with a total volume of 7.62 billion dollars.

The Ministry of Finance expects that the Board of Directors meeting on Ukraine will take place in late January. The Fund noted that the exact date of meeting is not, however, the Board of Directors will meet to discuss the reform program with Ukraine «in the coming weeks.»




The question of raising the retirement age off the negotiations with the IMF, said Rozenko 25.01.2017

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