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PM: Since the start of year in Ukraine over 50 thousand startups have been registered
23.02.2017 | 17:25
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT OF THE SECRETARIAT OF THE CMU

Since the beginning of the year there have been registered in Ukraine more than 50 thousand new entrepreneurs, announced Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman during his conversation with journalists at PJSC "FED" in Kharkiv.

"We can observe today quite positive dynamics in the first two months regarding payment of the minimum wage, a 16% decrease in unemployment rate and a 47% increase in number of vacancies opened in Ukraine. In particular, we have a record of 27 thousand economically active entrepreneurs taking January data. For 21 days of February we fix a growth by 27 thousand entrepreneurs. The economy is growing, this means that we have laid rather good basis", stressed the Prime Minister.

He noted that 91% of those businesses that terminated their activities after raising the minimum wage, had not engage in any economic activity and failed to pay taxes.

The Head of Government highlighted that Ukraine's economy in the 4th quarter of 2016 had showed a fairly good signal of growth at 4.7%. "This means that Ukraine will manufacture more goods, number of jobs will grow, wages will improve and the economy will both produce the national product and strengthen our economic and financial independence. This is the only way to bring the country out of the crisis", underscored Volodymyr Groysman.

 

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