The Minister of economic development and trade of Ukraine aivaras abromavicius supports the legalization of gambling in the country.
first it was claimed that the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine is studying the possibility of allowing gambling business and use part of the money that comes from the casino, in the budget for cultural needs, for example - on filmmaking. The gambling business in Ukraine was banned in 2009.
"I own persona only for Gambling, because after all, It is the income for the budget. We know that there is illegal Gambling business, and turn a blind eye. Unfortunately, law enforcement can completely solve this problem was overcome, for this reason, I'm all for legalization, " said Abromavicius correspondents on the Last working day of the week.
The Minister said that a gambling facility must not be located in residential areas of cities and in hotels 4 and 5 stars, so, you get to attract tourists to such places.
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%.