In 2017, the average salary in Kyrgyzstan increased by 6.7 percent, amounting to 15,400 soms. The Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Sapar Isakov stated this at the meeting of Kyrgyzstan parliamentary faction.
According to him, last year, the foreign trade turnover grew by 12.5 percent. Exports to the Eurasian Economic Union countries increased by 27 percent, to other countries — by 8.6 percent.
The Prime Minister noted improvement of Kyrgyzstan’s position in world rankings. For example, in the Economic Freedom Index, the country rose from the 89th to 78th place.
According to him, the social sector accounted for 59 percent of the budget expenditures in 2017.
The State Mortgage Company allocated 2,440 loans for 2.7 billion soms.