The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation: emphasis on investment in Russia should seriously shift

The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation: emphasis on investment in Russia should seriously shift


According to the Deputy head of the Ministry of Finance Maxim Oreshkin, the focus should be shifted to the tradable sector. The main thing is to continue the trend in structural changes in the Russian economy, which is clearly evident in this year.

MOSCOW, Nov 17.Prime. The emphasis on investment needs to shift to the traded sector of the economy — agriculture, industry, tourism, believes the Deputy head of the Ministry of Finance Maxim Oreshkin.

“As for the investment issue is very important… Indeed, we focus on investment should seriously move… If we look at the last five years, we will see that a big investment was in the non-tradable sector — real estate, trade, Finance. It is clear that now in many elements of preinvestment,” he said.

“Investments should go into the tradable sectors — agriculture, industry, tourism and so on,” Oreshkin said.

According to him, the main thing is to continue the trend in structural changes in the Russian economy, which is clearly evident in this year.

“Other structural changes which are extremely important and extremely there is increase of efficiency of state companies and natural monopolies. See most serious movement here, a bright example is the Railways, where the trend has clearly changed from negative to positive, said Oreshkin.