The priorities determined in the Budget for 2017 by the Government will allow us to undertake a comprehensive modernization in the country and to develop the national economy. Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman announced on air of the ICTV channel on Monday.
“We have fixed the topmost objectives enabling to launch overall modernization in the country and to develop the national economy”, said the Head of Government referring to the Budget for 2017. “Our objective is to launch maximum change in Ukraine.”
Namely, in 2017 in Ukraine there will be triggered a process of large-scale construction of roads, thus enabling to trigger development of the national economy and to create thousands of new jobs in related areas.
The budget for the next year contains programmes to support the Ukrainian village, in particular the areas of livestock breeding, horticulture, berries farming, agricultural engineering.
Among the priorities for 2017 are funding and support for Ukrainian troops, infrastructure, energy efficiency, restoring of production of Ukrainian gas.
Volodymyr Groysman stressed that the plans for 2017 comprise preserving of decentralization. According to him, presently local budgets have sufficient resource to maintain sustainable development of inhabited localities.
Speaking about stimulating economic development, the Prime Minister emphasized the need to create proper conditions for crediting a real sector of the economy. Moreover, according to him, it is vital to abandon a practice of being a mere supplier of raw materials for the economies of other countries, but to create added value and new production facilities in Ukraine.
He reminded that the Government had established National Industry Development Committee, Council for Export Promotion that were designed to facilitate the manufacture of Ukrainian goods and their promotion in the world markets.
Volodymyr Groysman noted that Ukraine has a great industrial potential, in particular in aircraft construction, carriage building.
Among other incentives for the development of the economy is an effective privatization of state-owned enterprises, he added.
“The Government is performing all the objectives very professionally and efficiently, and most importantly, openly and publicly, to full extent”, assured the Prime Minister. The Government, me as Prime Minister have steadfast adherence to the goals and will move forward to ensure you feel stability, see that the situation in the country is changing and the country is being restored and repaired".