The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine establishes in the draft state budget for next year’s economic growth forecast at 3%, and also saves the cost of providing defence and security, and support of education, health and targeted programmes of production development. According to the press service of the government, this was announced by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groisman.
He confirmed that the draft budget will be submitted to the Verkhovna Rada within the time required by law, – September 15.
- Groysman assured that the government will timely submit the draft budget to the Parliament
“The draft budget we provide defence costs for road construction, decentralization, support of education – pledged 1 billion in upgrading primary schools to the agricultural sector – a total of about 7 billion, including 1 billion to support farmers. We will also support the program “Affordable medicine” and other economic programs, – said Groisman. – The budget is structured based on three-year macroeconomic forecast. In particular, GDP growth of 3% in 2018″.
As reported, Finance Minister Alexander danyluk on 6 September introduced the draft state budget of Ukraine for the year 2018, for consideration of the Cabinet of Ministers.