Minimum pension, wage rise in Ukraine from July 1 Last time the minimum wage in Ukraine was increased on December 1, 2019.
14:25, 01 July 2020
Average pension in Ukraine grows by almost US$18 to nearly US$124 in 2019 – PFU Some 378,800 new pensions were assigned in the past year.
15:00, 05 March 2020
State Treasury Service almost ready to introduce funded pension system in Ukraine The Pension Fund's average monthly expenditure is estimated at about UAH 36 billion (US$1.4 billion).
13:20, 04 March 2020
Ukraine's Cabinet to audit Pension Fund in 2020 Pension system reform will require several years to be completed, PM says.
22:30, 26 February 2020
Pension Fund reports on levels of monthly pensions in Ukraine as of Jan 1 In total, there are 11.3 million retirement-age people in Ukraine; of them, 2.6 million still work.
13:10, 10 February 2020
Ukraine's government approves Pension Fund budget for 2020 with US$7 bln deficit The prime minister says the Pension Fund's budget is balanced.
16:13, 24 January 2020
Memorandum with IMF: Ukraine to suspend introduction of pension system's second tier According to the new program, there will be no new tax benefits and the corporate income tax rate will not be lowered.
16:50, 21 December 2018
Ukraine's Rada passes bill to additionally allocate over US$385 mln in pensions in 2018 The draft law also provides for keeping unused subventions from the national budget on the accounts of the local budgets as of the end of the year.
12:42, 07 December 2018
Ukrainians' total nominal incomes estimated at US$24 bln in Q1 An income per capita in Q1 2018 was about $414, which was 32.1% up year-over-year.
16:02, 16 August 2018
Ukraine's Cabinet announces new increase in pensions This refers to people who have a long working record with low wages.
14:32, 03 August 2018
Supreme Court dismisses ex-PM Azarov's claim on pension in Ukraine Azarov now lives in Moscow, Russia, using his savings.
16:46, 03 July 2018
Fitch affirms Ukraine at 'B-' with stable outlook Continued engagement with the IMF will be important to sustain macroeconomic stability improvements.
16:45, 28 April 2018
Some 24% of Ukrainians save money for retirement – poll Almost 50% of Ukrainians consider a pension worth up to UAH 5,000 ($191) per month sufficient.
13:05, 23 April 2018
IMF explains why it has concerns about Ukraine pension reform <p>The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is still analyzing the pension reform adopted by the Verkhovna Rada in early November to check whether it has incentives for later retirement and, correspondingly, yields more contributions to the Pension Fund, according to Goesta Ljungman, the IMF Resident Representative in Ukraine.</p>
17:57, 30 November 2017
Ukraine's Pension Fund budget to grow by 25% in 2018 – social policy minister <p>Ukrainian Social Policy Minister Andriy Reva says that the budget of the Pension Fund of Ukraine (PFU) in 2018 will grow by 25%, to UAH 355 billion (US$13.2 billion).</p>
15:47, 24 November 2017
IMF names four conditions for new disbursement to Ukraine <p>The International Monetary Fund (IMF) continues examining the pension reform adopted by Ukraine's parliament to check if it complies with the benchmarks of the IMF's Extended Fund Facility (EFF) program, according to IMF Resident Representative in Ukraine Goesta Ljungman.</p>
16:08, 06 November 2017
Ukrainian pension reform foresees quotas for older workers – social policy minister <p>Ukrainian Social Policy Minister Andriy Reva says that the pension reform will oblige employers to hire people older than 45 years within the set quota, according to the TV news service TSN.</p>
10:51, 13 October 2017
PM Groysman: Poroshenko enacts pension reform <p>Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has announced that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed pension reform bills into law, which were earlier passed by the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament.</p>
18:58, 08 October 2017
Ukraine's parliament gives the thumbs up for pension reform <p>The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has passed a bill on pension reform, which introduces requirements for the minimum pension insurance record for retirement and provides for an increase in retirement benefits to be paid to 9 million pensioners in the amount of UAH 200 to UAH 1,000 each per month starting from October.</p>
18:32, 03 October 2017
Reuters: Ukraine pension reform changes worry World Bank, IMF <p>The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund are concerned about amendments to pending pension reform legislation needed to unlock further funding under a $17.5 billion IMF program, the World Bank's Ukraine director said on Friday, according to Reuters.</p>
21:39, 22 September 2017