Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Ukrainian Parliament adopts state budget for 2018

December 12, 2017 (112.International) Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian Parliament, approved the state budget for the next year. 273 lawmakers supported the law in the second reading.
The MPs worked until the late evening, and the session was closed after 11 p.m. Thursday. The newly adopted basic financial document offers a three-percent GDP growth and seven-percent inflation. The national currency rate will equal 29.30 Ukrainian hryvnas for 1 U.S. dollar. So, dear foreign tourists, welcome to Ukraine! Since January 2018, the minimal living wage will be approximately 60 dollars per a person. The minimal salary is expected on the level of 133 dollars.