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In Astana discussed approaches to improve the methodology of calculation of the subsistence minimum

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Today in Astana hosted a round table discussion on approaches to improve the methodology of calculation of the subsistence minimum with the participation of representatives of the Central state organs Federation of trade unions of Kazakhstan, NCE "Atameken", LLP "Kazakh Academy of nutrition", public Association LL " Veteran" and branch trade unions of the RK and etc.

Speaking at the roundtable, Deputy Minister of labor and social protection of population of Kazakhstan Svetlana Zhakupova noted that the results of research work carried out by the Kazakh Academy of nutrition recommended, taking into account the actual structure of consumer expenditures of the population, to revise the structure of the subsistence minimum by increasing the share of non-food parts from 40% to 45%.

"As a result of the subsistence minimum in 2018 compared to 2017 will increase to 16%, which will result in a corresponding increase in the size of social benefits is tied to the subsistence minimum", – said Svetlana Zhakupova.

The Vice-Minister stressed that the national budget for 2017-2019 additional costs for the above purpose.

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