The outlook for
economic and social development of Ukraine for 2017-2019 years is optimistic
and should serve as a guide for the organization of work on development of the
national economy and improving the lives of people, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman stated this,
opening a Government session on Friday, July 1.
is all good and well, but I want to emphasize that we should focus on rapid
growth, while be in touch with real life. Indexes, an increase in real wages by
5% - this is normal, but this is not enough for people to feel
confident. That’s why it is very important to keep in mind how people live, real
conditions. We must work in order to ensure an increase in real wages,"
said Volodymyr Groysman during
According to the
agenda, one of the first issues the Government considered on Friday was the
question of the approval of the Outlook for the economic and social development
of Ukraine for 2017 and key macroeconomic and social indicators of the development
of Ukraine for 2018 and 2019.
forecast is optimistic. But I deem that we should, on the one hand, see
optimistic forecast, while be in touch with real life and understand that the
situation in the country remains very difficult and challenging. This outlook
is, indeed, a guide for us how to organize our work," stated Volodymyr Groysman.
Minister noted that the main task of the Government’s work is to create
appropriate conditions for the development of the domestic economy. "Everything
we are doing should be based on real economic growth, the revenues of the state
budget, as well as the efficient use of resources," he highlighted.