PM Groysman plans to submit draft 2017 national budget to Parliament in two weeks

25.10.2016 14:57 429

The government in two weeks will submit the draft 2017 national budget for parliament’s consideration at second reading.

Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said this at a press briefing following the launch of the program “Decentralization Offering Better Results And Efficiency (DOBRE),” an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“We properly submitted the draft budget on September 15, discussed it with factions and in two weeks we will submit it again,” Groysman said.

As earlier reported, on October 20, the Verkhovna Rada sent conclusions and proposals to the Cabinet of Ministers regarding the draft 2017 national budget so that to prepare the document for the second reading.

Revenues of the government’s draft national budget for 2017 are envisaged at UAH 706.3 bln, expenditures – UAH 775.3 billion. Also, the GDP is expected at the level of 3% with the inflation of 8.1%, and the exchange rate of hryvnia is expected to be UAH 27.2 against U.S. dollar.


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