President expects stable economy in 2009
He expects the Government to put more efforts
At his press conference in Cherkasy region President Victor Yushchenko said that he expects the Government to put more efforts into maintaining economic stability in the country, according to the President`s press-office.
“If the authorities don`t understand that stability of first of all prices and money is the basis for economic growth, these authorities would never be able to bring economic progress to the country”, - he said.
President also stressed that in 2009 inflation should be brought down to one-unit number.
Among priorities for the next year budget President named effective privatization, affordable accommodation program implementation, increasing financing of the army, improvement of social standards for budget-dependent society strata, etc.