Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that he wants together with President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday to meet with leaders of parliamentary factions on the issue of adoption of the package of draft laws necessary For receiving the next tranche of the international monetary Fund (IMF).
The IMF agreed in March, a new program of financial assistance to Ukraine at USD 40 billion. 17, 5 billion dollars will be provided by the Fund itself. Kiev hopes to receive next tranche of 1, 7 billion dollars in July. For Kiev it is necessary to adopt a package of laws.
"Today (Wednesday) at 18. 00 (same as GMT), together with the President of Ukraine we will meet with leaders of the factions To tomorrow (Tuesday) in the Parliament to conduct a meaningful valaisiana against laws that need to be adopted by Ukraine in the framework of our cooperation with the IMF and the world Bank ", - said Yatsenyuk at the meeting of the Cabinet on Wednesday.
according to his statement, he wished to urge MPs to take urgent package of seven bills that you get the next tranche. For example 1, 7 billion.
"These documents are not wearing any unpopular measures. These are laws that are focused only on the reform of Ukraine's economic, financial and energy systems. And among them to strengthen the independence of the national Bank ", - said the Prime Minister.
Severe Crisis of political power affects the economy and the public sector of Ukraine, in fact the country is on the verge of default. In the country increases unemployment, the national currency over one year fell by more than 3 times. In the end, according to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, in January 2015 the average salary in the country amounted 3455 hryvnia, or about $ 160. This is one Of the lowest figures in the EU. The latest IMF forecast for the economy of Ukraine for 2015: GDP decline by 9%, inflation at 46%.
New credit IMF program For Ukraine provides for the allocation of Fund 17, 5 billion dollars, and all international creditors over four years - $ 40 billion, including the fifteen billion through debt restructuring. Under the terms of the IMF Ukraine should implement economic reforms. IMF specialists offer the Ukrainian government to focus on the reform of the revenue side of the budget, energy, industrial sector, as well as in the areas of education and health.
Economist Paul Nefedov: