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Budget of 2016 lacks money for transport and repair of buildings

Protected articles of the republican budget in 2016 have been fully funded, not protected — by 88 percent. At the same time, the expenses increased by 17.8 billion soms as compared with 2015 year, the Minister of Finance Adylbek Kasymaliev told reporters today.

Under-funding was noted in «buildings and structures," «machinery and equipment" items. It means that someone had to buy a vehicle or to make repairs, but he didn’t.

Adylbek Kasymaliev

«In 2016, the republican budget in terms of resources was implemented by 124 billion soms, or by 94.8 percent. In comparison with 2015, resources increased by 9 billion soms. Tax revenues were fulfilled by 92 percent, we collected 81.5 billion. But compared to 2015, the tax revenues increased by 9.2 billion soms," the head of the Ministry of Finance informed.

«The tax authorities collected 11.8 billion soms more than in 2015 and the customs authorities — 2.8 billion soms less. But this is due to the receipt of customs duties on imports from the third countries to the EEU states," he said.