Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian parliament, considered and approved the draft budget for the next year in the first reading. The parliament session was held in Kyiv on Tuesday; 260 MPs supported the document, with 226 necessary to pass the bill.
The document foresees state budget revenues to make USD 31.3 billion, and the expenses to amount to almost 34.
The minimum salary could make roughly 133 dollars; the average exchange rate of Ukrainian hryvnya is expected at the level of 30.1 UAH per 1 USD.
Earlier today, Ukrainian MPs supported changes to Budget and Tax Codes in the first reading.