The Finance Ministry of Ukraine anticipates decline in the economy of the country in 2014, 6-6, 5%, the annual inflation at the level of 19%, told reporters the head of Department Alexander Shlapak.
" We expect about 6-6, 5% (GDP decline - as amended). Inflation is about 19%. Lack of budget We'll try to keep to the last, but If it is, It will raise no more than, than 0, 5%, but is still not planned, " said Shlapak after a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.
Adopted in January the state budget of Ukraine was established on expectations of improving the economy at the level of 3%, inflation by the results of 2014 in 4, 3%. By the end of March in the main financial document of the country has been amended based on a very rapid deterioration of forecasts: GDP declines by 3%, Inflation - to 14%.
According to the head of the Ministry of Finance, the Cabinet of Ministers on the last working day of the week wish to consider the draft law on introducing changes into the state budget, which provides for reduction of costs. This Shlapak tried to soften the phrase Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on the planned cuts in social spending.
" Articles of social payments to people We do not touch. Social programs, We also do not touch, they all remain. That proposed by the Finance Ministry, is a reduction of the public sector ", - said the Minister.
at the same time he admitted that the Ministry of Finance proposes to reduce certain Social funds." If to speak about social funds, there are certain reduction