Putin: the authorities will think about support of domestic IT-companies

Putin: the authorities will think about support of domestic IT-companies


In industry and agriculture Russia is providing incentives for domestic market participants, this should be extended to the IT sector, said the President of Russia.

MOSCOW, 22 Dec. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has declared that all participants in the IT market should be in the same conditions, but the authorities of the Russian Federation will consider support for domestic companies.

“Can’t disagree with those who, pointing to our decisions in the real sector of the economy — in industry, agriculture, suggests that we provide any privileges to the Russian participants of the market for domestic producers, and why not to do the same,” — said Putin, speaking at the first Russian Internet forum.

“Yes, I agree, ready, think, do, only, naturally, so that it did not violate our obligations in the WTO. I am sure that the respective correct solutions need to be found,” he said.