Groysman told about the risks of budget-2018

Гройсман рассказал о рисках бюджета-2018

Groisman ready to discuss the budget

The Prime Minister said about the readiness to dialogue.

The Cabinet is ready for dialogue on key aspects of the budget for next year. This was stated by Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman on Tuesday, September 19, during a meeting with the experts, the press service of the Cabinet.

“The budget is published, there are already comments, and I’m thankful for the advice and estimates. Want we went on a high-quality paper for the second reading and in General. The sooner we do it, the better it will be for the state. For the priorities of the budget I am ready to fight and to prove his position, and technical questions – please, let’s discuss. We test and adjust their decisions in such a dialogue,” – said Groisman.

The Prime Minister also noted the main risks of the budget.

“Where I see the risks? On the ground. There are more resources, but the responsibility should be tightened”, – said Groisman.

Recall, the Cabinet of Ministers at its meeting on 15 September approved the draft state budget for 2018.

Note that the budget is planned forecast growth in 2018 is 3%, inflation – 7% and the deficit was 2.7% of GDP. However, the planned budget revenues – more than UAH 1 trillion increase in the minimum wage up to UAH 3723. The growth of spending on social programmes, including the programme of subsidies to more than 122 billion. Security and defence – not less than 5% of GDP, including the army – at least 3%. The budget for road works – UAH 44 billion.