The change of government in April of this year gave the opportunity to meet the norm of the budget code, the filing of state budget-2017 has been delayed. This broadcast channel “112 Ukraine” said MP (PPO) Sergey Rudyk.
“Today we can speak about delay in filing of the main directions of the budget policy. Unfortunately. The change of government in mid-April made it impossible to meet the norm of the budget code and submit the document to the Verkhovna Rada till April 1, and filed 2 days before the end of the session in the summer. All we had on the budget Committee is only to consider. The Committee was of the proposal, we suggested to the Finance Ministry until September 1 to submit the core strategy of the government on the issue of public debt. Tomorrow will see whether they have fulfilled”, – he said.
Along with this Rudyk expressed hope that the government will not withdraw the draft budget for the following year immediately after the registration in the Verkhovna Rada, as it was in the previous year.
As reported, earlier Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman said that the priorities of the budget in 2017 will be defense, roads, and decentralization. In addition, Groisman announced the increase of teachers ‘ salaries.
We will remind, on July 13 the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine introduced to the Verkhovna Rada a draft resolution “On main directions of budgetary policy for 2017” – the so-called budget resolution that envisages GDP growth at 3%, inflation of 8.1% and the hryvnia rate at the level of 27.2 UAH/USD. in 2017
We will note, earlier the speaker of Parliament Andriy Parubiy promised that the draft state budget for 2017 will not be considered in an emergency mode.
We will remind that the state budget for 2016 was made before 04:00 on 25 December. The method of budget adoption and the document itself has caused outrage among MPs.