The Parliament adopted the 2015 budget

29 December 2014 12:43  2188353 089297
The Parliament adopted the 2015 budget

The Parliament approved the State Budget of Ukraine for 2015.

233 deputies voted for this decision.

"There is a proposal to vote for the draft law "On State Budget" taking into account everything that has been said for the transcript," - Yatsenyuk said at the end of his speech.

However, as the Prime-Minister said, on February 15, the Parliament will vote for a new draft budget.

"The Committee should provide for appropriate changes, submit to the Chairman for signing. And on February 15, we'll adopt a new draft law "On State Budget", - he said.

After that, deputies voted for the bill №1000 and sang the national anthem of Ukraine.

Groisman announced the meeting of the Parliament closed.

Recall that some MPs were against haste voting for the budget that they have not read, and accused the government of blackmail - the Ukrainska Pravda informs.

The draft budget, which the government introduced in the Parliament on December 23, envisaged revenues at 475.239 billion hryvnia. It included the general fund revenues in amount of 452.771 billion hryvnia and the special fund revenues in amount of 22.468 billion hryvnia.

Budget expenditures were proposed to set at 527.193 billion hryvnia. It included expenditures of the general fund of the budget in amount of 502.936 billion hryvnia and expenditures of the special fund in amount of 21.257 billion hryvnias.

The maximum amount of  the budget deficit was set at 63.669 billion hryvnias, or 3.7% of GDP.

Experts also noted previously that the hidden budget deficit may be 8.8% of GDP.

Ekonomichna Pravda 

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