The Cabinet of
Ministers of Ukraine, within the framework of a policy to achieve sustainable
economic growth and raise social standards, has set an objective to improve
average earning of full-time employee from the current UAH 7,400 up to UAH 10,
was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr
Groysman on air of The ICTV channel in the
Freedom of Speech program.
He stressed that
economic growth rate for next year is forecast at 3%. However,
the adoption of effective managerial decisions will afford this figure to grow.
the economy shall affect budgets, wages and incomes towards increase,"
assured Volodymyr Groysman.
In his opinion, a
decent level of remuneration in Ukraine will allow the skilled personnel to
return to Ukraine.
"That is why
we have planned apart from raising the minimum wage in 2018 also raising
average salary. The current average showing is UAH 7400. These are wages upon
which taxes are levied. The task for 2018 - not less than UAH
10,000. Our main goal is to up the average salary from which taxes be
paid to UAH 10,000. I will focus on this issue," stressed Volodymyr Groysman.
beginning of 2017, the minimum wage has been fixed at UAH 3,200. Meanwhile, for
10 consecutive months, average wage level stably exceeds the minimum twofold.
At that, according to the data of the State Statistics Service of Ukraine, as
compared to 2016 showings the growth rate makes up 35-37%.