The National Bank predicts an increase in wages for Ukrainians due to a lack of qualified workers. This was stated by First Deputy Head of the NBU Ekaterina Rozhkova during the telethon.
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“We believe that the economy will continue to grow. Economic growth means the labor market is recovering. But due to structural problems in the labor market, due to the fact that many have left, sometimes businesses cannot find the specialists they need,” she said.
According to them, that’s why businesses are planning raise wages. “This is already happening and will probably continue next year,” Rozhkova noted.
What will happen to inflation
According to official statistics, in 2023, the average salary increased by almost a quarter. Officials believe that next year wages will increase by about a third.