Since the beginning of this year, wage arrears in Ukraine has increased in comparison With the same period last year, to one and a half times and exceeded 2 billion hryvnia (about 92, 6 million dollars), informs the state statistics service of the country.
"as of September 1, 2015 the arrears of wages amounted to 2, 004 billion. On January 1, 2015, the amount owed was $ 1, 3 billion hryvnia (about 60, with $ 2 million at current exchange rates) ", – a cites the letter of the statistical service news Agency.
according to the information of the statistical office, a quarter of a debt more than five hundred million hryvnia (about 23, 1 million dollars) is in Kiev-controlled part of the Luhansk region. Enterprises of Donetsk region have accumulated 386 million hryvnia (about 17, 8 million dollars) of debts. In the state Statistics service stressed that these are net of the Crimea, Sevastopol and part of the zone of military operation in the East of the country. Recall, September 16 Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that wage arrears in Ukraine at the moment is 53, 4 million hryvnia (2, 4 million) however, on 9 August the head of the Ministry of social policy of Ukraine Pavlo Rozenko said that wage arrears in General in Ukraine has almost reached 2 billion hryvnia (more than 95 million dollars). According to the Ministry, 4 million Ukrainians need protection. On 8 August the rating Agency Fitch assured the chart of Ukraine at the level of " CC ". Chart " SS " is considered a very low credit rating. The downgrade to this level in fact means the pre-default state of the country. Remember, the leader of the public movement "Ukrainian choice" Viktor Medvedchuk said that the efforts of the highly professional Russian and foreign reformers-evrointegratorov brought Ukraine to pre-default wealth. 30 June The Economist has named Ukraine the worst economy in the world. This verdict was made after comparing the countries ' GDP.