Pension reform in Ukraine gives the results of the IMF

Пенсионная реформа в Украине дает результаты - МВФ

In 2018 in Ukraine began to increase seniority for retirement

Fund representatives were pleased with the changes in the pension system of Ukraine, but admitted that he was afraid they are correct.

The mission of the International monetary Fund believes that pension reform in Ukraine gives the expected results. On Wednesday, September 12, according to the Ministry of social policy.

“When I was adopted the law on pensions, we had some concerns about the adequacy of incentives for people who would motivate them to work longer. But now we see that you came out on the right path” – said the head of the IMF mission Ron van Roden at the meeting with the Minister of social policy Andrei Reva.

As noted, in General, the mission’s assessment is that the reform gives the expected and previously discussed results.

We will remind, the new rules of retirement stuily in force since 1 Jan. The IMF demanded to increase the retirement age for the Ukrainians, but was found to be another option – increasing the minimum insurance period for retirement from 15 to 25 years.

We will note, earlier media reported that the authorities in the negotiations with the IMF agreed on October to raise gas prices by 23.5%. This forecast also gave the national Bank.

The IMF mission will stay in Ukraine until September 19.


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