Rada increases state budget for 2017 by about UAH 40 bln
The Verkhovna Rada has increased the revenue part of the national budget of Ukraine for 2017 by about UAH 39.7 billion, to UAH 771 billion, expenditures by UAH 40.7 billion, to UAH 841.1 billion.
According to an Interfax-Ukraine correspondent, 226 people's deputies voted for corresponding bill No. 6600, which is the minimum number of votes needed for its adoption.
The budget deficit remained at the same level of UAH 77.7 billion due to the decrease in the volume of loans issued from the national budget by UAH 1 billion, to UAH 13.7 billion.