Groisman names 2018 draft Budget priorities
21.09.2017 10:14 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of yesterday, while speaking within the Cabinet meeting, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groisman said among the pillars of the draft 2018 national Budget are the economic upswing, building of productive capacities, creating workplaces and wage increases, Government Portal reports.
It is to be admitted, the draft document has already been presented to the society, posted on the website of the Verkhovna Rada and is undergoing a broad discussion among experts.
As to the report, the Prime Minister reminded that for the second consecutive year the Government had timely submitted the draft budget that contains distinct priorities for funding. «The budget for next year we call the budget of economic growth. We project a 3 percent growth rate. This means that we will produce more, we anticipate an increase in the number of jobs, an increase in wages. The ideology remains unchanged everything the economy earns is to be directed to solving urgent problems. The emphasis was put on energy, education, infrastructure, the provision of the army, financing culture, etc.,» Groisman told.
As to the report, he added that the macroeconomic growth rate could be improved. «Economic growth performance can be reinforced. This requires clear priorities to support real sector,» he explained.