Yatseniuk: Social standards will boost 12% in 2016
22.02.2016 09:17 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
"This year, social standards will boost by 12% to compensate the growth of prices and tariffs," Government Portal reports quoting the Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk as speaking within An Hour of Questions to the Government (held as of the last week at the Verkhovna Rada).
«This year, we should maintain price stability first of all. In other words the anchor of inflation for us is 12%, that is what the Government should be responsible,» the PM noted.
As to the report, Yatseniuk also said that objectively the inflation rate is linked with the ten parameters. «The first and foremost for us is the rate of national currency. And I hope that the National Bank will do everything to ensure currency stability in the country,» he said.
«We should cooperate in the framework of the program with our Western partners including the program with the IMF in order that the National Bank managed to do it [ensure currency stability]. And to take the decisions inked by the Ukrainian President of Ukraine, Prime Minister which are approved by the Action Program of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine,» the PM admitted.