Real wages grew by 19%.

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Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman said that last year, real wage growth in Ukraine was recorded at 19% due to high inflation.

At the end of last year, real wage growth in Ukraine was 19%. On Wednesday, February 14, said the Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman during the meeting of the government, writes UNIAN.

"We managed last year to achieve real wage growth by 19%, nominal growth was more, but we understand that inflation has affected, and therefore, the real wage growth of only 19%", - he said.

Groisman said that the government's job to make incomes of Ukrainians grew faster than inflation.

"The problem of rising prices is inherent in any economy, but in the circumstances that we are, this issue is particularly sensitive," he added.

Earlier it was reported that in 2018 will be another increase in the minimum wage.

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