Infrastructure monopolies should be prepared to behave modestly, emphasized the President of Russia Vladimir Putin in dialogue with the head of Antimonopoly service Igor Artemyev.
NOVO-Ogaryovo, 13 Jan. Infrastructure monopolies should be prepared to behave modestly, but not at the expense of quality, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin at a meeting with the head of Antimonopoly service Igor Artemyev.
The head of FAS informed the President about the completion of the tariff campaign 2012-2016 and asked to support such policies to infrastructure monopolies understood that the time has changed, and they should become the other. Earlier, Artemyev said that the Russian natural monopolies should be ten years to forget about growth rates above inflation.
“They knew, were ready, as you said, to behave modestly — do not damage, of course, quality. If we want to keep inflation down, in this way and should work”, — Putin said.
According to Artemyev, there was a system change of the tariff policy, infrastructure companies should have enough money to invest. “But they must live within their means. We are watching to see at what price they purchase electricity, construction materials – method of comparative analysis just,” said the head of FAS.
He also said that the growth rate of tariffs for the first time in many years, find themselves expeditiously in the Moniteur relative to inflation. “In principle we are ready to move on to the so-called formula-based tariff-setting, to give the planning horizon is five to seven years,” said Artemyev.
According to him, in General all the work done on time. The official also noted that it is important that the managers of infrastructure companies felt a responsibility to share its resources with the small and medium business.