In Ukraine launched the first phase of the monetization of subsidies

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman considers it possible to carry out the monetization of housing subsidies for consumers in a few years.

“I think – according to our joint assessment is the first stage, we can spend this year, that is put among the producers of energy tools, not just clearing. The next stage can take several years – and transfer system of monetization for a specific user,” – said Groisman.

According to him, the government is also working to stimulate energy efficiency measures.

As reported, in Ukraine are beginning to make the first practical steps towards the monetization of benefits, i.e. their replacement with “real” money. From 1 July in Lviv and region at the initiative of local authorities will begin a half year experiment with the abolition of free travel for beneficiaries, in return they will receive a certain amount in UAH that people will be able to pay the fare or to spend on something else or save.

The Cabinet also works on the complex mechanism of monetization of benefits not only for travel but also for zhilkomuslugi. In case of success in 2018 Lviv the experiment will spread throughout Ukraine.