Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman said this when presenting the Government's report for the first half of this year at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, an Ukrinform correspondent reported.
"The growth of actual wages, which mean wages are actually paid with the deduction of inflation, is 11.8%. The minimum wage grew by 16.3%," Groysman said.
At the same time, the prime minister recalled that GDP growth in Ukraine for the first quarter of this year was 3.1%, which was more than expected.
In addition, he added that the industry grew by 2.5%.