Date of arrival to Ukraine of the assessment mission of the IMF is a key creditor of the country - until not defined, as the draft state budget for 2016 is not yet ready, said the head of the Ministry of Finance Natalia Yaresko.
"Dates (arrival of the mission) until now, no ", - said Jaresko, reports UNIAN. The Minister added that in connection with the necessity of approval by the Fund of the draft state budget for 2016 as long as unknown and the date of submission of the final budget to the Verkhovna Rada.
"We will submit a budget as soon as it is agreed with the IMF. We are required to work with them (with the IMF) for each article, for each billion, While we have not so many articles that can be reduced ", - she emphasized. Before Jaresko said that the mission comes two weeks after local elections, which took place on 25 October. Last Friday the head of representation of IMF in Ukraine Jerome Vacher said that the date of arrival of the mission until not defined, reports RIA " Novosti ". The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine plans to adopt the state budget for 2016 on the basis of the new tax system. At the moment there are two options of tax reform - from the government and from the people's representatives. Each of these options involves reduction of the expenditure budget, the draft of the Ministry of Finance - by 60 billion UAH, Deputy - 200 billion thus, according to the agreements with the IMF during the extended payment program, Kiev is obliged to reduce the budget for the subsequent year with a deficit not greater than 3, 7% of GDP. 22 October, it was reported that the international monetary Fund can stop for a while the program of payment of Ukraine, the parliamentary Committee for tax and customs policy will submit to Parliament its own draft of tax reform. The four-year Program of financial assistance to Ukraine was approved by the IMF Board on March eleven. The program provides for the allocation of Fund 17, 5 billion dollars, and all international creditors over four years - $ 40 billion. Ukraine this year has already received 6, 7 billion dollars of aid In total aid provided in 2015, 10 billion dollars. This year allocated a further 2 trenches 1, 7 billion.