On Tuesday, November 28, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky signed the law on the state budget of Ukraine for 2024. The priority area is defense and security.
This was stated on the official website of the Verkhovna Rada.
As stated in the document:
In addition, the deficit will be in the amount of UAH 1 trillion 571.5 billion. It will be covered by the assistance provided to Ukraine by Western partners. External borrowing is expected at USD 41 billion.
Almost half of all expenditures – more than 21% of GDP – are allocated for priority purposes (defense and security).
It is also predicted that:
More figures from the state budget can be found in the infographic.
Earlier, Ukraine approved the budget for 2024. It became known how salaries and pensions will increase.