Reva: Increased pensions will not affect inflation

Рева: Повышенные пенсии не повлияют на инфляцию

Reva told about the risks of increase in pensions

According to the Minister, the dollar will remain at the same level.

The increase in pensions will not in any way affect the inflation rate or national currency. This was stated by Minister of social policy Andrei Reva on air of TV channel 112 Ukraine.

“When we talked about reform faction Lyashko said “wait a second, you expect a 10% raise, that means from December to 61 UAH. additionally. But today you have almost reached a figure of 10% inflation per year, so if this is the case, you will reconsider these figures are not a 10% raise and 15″. We considered our options and agreed. The bill was introduced this proposal. Voted for him,” said Reva.

The Minister recalled that when this government came to power, the minimum pension amounted to UAH 1,074.

“Remember the dollar in 2016. If you look, today is almost the dollar fluctuations are on the same level”, – concluded the Reva.

As reported, the law on increase of pensions, the launching of the so-called pension reform, came into effect on Wednesday, October 11 after corresponding publication yesterday in the official newspaper of the Parliament’s Voice of Ukraine.