One of the main purposes
of the State Budget for the following year is to ensure improvement of social
standards: "In this budget we offer to raise social standards by
12%", stressed Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk before the
draft budget and tax changes were introduced in the Parliament on Thursday,
of Ukraine initiates for the first time during the crisis to compensate by
increasing social standards for the rise in prices forecasted for 2016," said
the Head of Government.
stressed the need to finalize by MPs before December 24 the draft state budget
and necessary laws to ensure the implementation of it, in particular of tax
laws: "It’s objectively that perfect budgets have never existed and will never
exist. But I hope that 2016 budget will be effective and fair, in that case, if
the Ukrainian Parliament decides today to hear the budget and by next Thursday
both the budget and the laws necessary to ensure the implementation of it,
including tax changes, will be agreed with honorable members of the Parliament".