In the draft “State Budget of Ukraine for 2019”, the government has set the inflation rate at 7.4 %. This was stated by the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman, UNIAN reports.
“It is very important for us to keep inflation below the double digit, that is, below 10 %. Actually, this is what we plan for the next year in the state budget is 7.4 %, as well as reducing the marginal budget deficit from 2.4 % to 2 .2 % (gross domestic product – UNIAN). This is the limit that we have to keep”, said Groysman.
As UNIAN reported, the state budget of Ukraine in January-August 2018 received UAH 607.470 billion of revenues, which is UAH 18.984 billion, or 3 % below the target for this period.