Lovochkin: Ukrainian Manufacturing Industry Incapable of Returning to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Ukraine’s manufacturing industry has shown a slight growth in the first six months of 2021 after a lengthy decline, but some of its sectors remain in deep crisis. The most plagued segments include foods, beverages, and tobacco goods manufacturing, which slid by 10.1 percent in January-June this year compared to same period of the pandemic-ridden 2020. This was stated by OPPOSITION PLATFORM – FOR LIFE MP Serhiy Lovochkin commenting on the most recent data by the State Statistics Service.

Lovochkin: High Inflation Rate Pauperizes Ukrainians

Over the most recent six months, inflation rates in Ukraine got significantly higher. The prices rose by 6.4 percent between early January and late June 2021; on a year-on-year basis (June 2021 compared to June 2020), inflation has almost reached a two-digit figure (9.5 percent), having significantly left behind the increase of minimal social standards. This was stated by OPPOSITION PLATFORM – FOR LIFE MP Serhiy Lovochkin.

MP Lovochkin Demands that PM Secures Timely Funding for Healthcare and Social Protection Systems

OPPOSITION PLATFORM – FOR LIFE MP Serhiy Lovochkin demands that Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal provides full and timely funding of healthcare and social protection systems from the state budget, Lovochkin wrote in his deputy inquiry.

Lovochkin: Fight against Poverty Must Become Government’s Priority

The number of citizens whose income is lower than subsistence level is increasing in Ukraine, which means the nation’s administration fails to fulfill its obligations towards overcoming poverty. This was stated by OPPOSITION PLATFORM – FOR LIFE MP Serhiy Lovochkin commenting on data by the State Statistics Service.

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