Ukrainian migrant workers brought home $2.5 billion


For the first 9 months of 2017 Ukrainian workers in Poland earned about $ 4 billion Photo: Dnepr Hour

In the third quarter of 2017 Ukrainian migrant workers transferred from Poland to the homeland of 3.2 billion zlotys. It’s about $ 930 million

Information about gastarbaitery remittances provided the national Bank of Poland in the quarterly report “balance of payments”, says ubr.ua.

In the second quarter of 2017 Polish entrepreneurs have registered 446,2 thousand declarations of readiness to entrust the work the citizens of Ukraine. It is 95% of the total number of applications. At the same time during the year their number increased by almost 50%.

The volume of remittances of Ukrainians from Poland is constantly growing. In the second quarter of the Polish Central Bank has stated about 3 billion PLN – about $ 870 million For the first 9 months of 2017, the Ukrainians were transferred from Poland with about $ 2.5 billion.

In the report of the National Bank of Poland States that for the first third quarter payment of wages to foreign citizens reached 5.3 billion zlotys. At least 90% of them were Ukrainians.

The Deputy head of the national Bank Dmitry Sologub believes that migrant workers adversely affect the level of inflation in Ukraine. After all, to keep workers, employers are forced to raise wages. This has a direct impact on price growth in the country. However, experts refute this.

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