The MAYOR: the draft anti-crisis plan includes large-scale privatisation

The MAYOR: the draft anti-crisis plan includes large-scale privatisation


The economic development Ministry on Friday to submit the finalized draft anti-crisis plan of the government of the Russian Federation. First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov on the sidelines of the Gaidar forum said that the authorities are considering an ambitious privatization plan for 2016.

SKOLKOVO, 29 Jan. New anti-crisis plan of the RF government foresees revenues from large privatization, told reporters Deputy economic development Minister Oleg Fomichev.

“We don’t detail this in the plan separately here, we have written “large privatization”, — he said, without providing details.

The finalized draft anti-crisis plan of the Ministry of economic development will present to the government on Friday.

First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov on the sidelines of the Gaidar forum said that the Russian authorities are considering an ambitious privatization plan for 2016.

The head of the Ministry of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev earlier suggested to revisit the issue of privatization of the largest Russian banks — Sberbank and VTB, which will improve the situation with capitalization of the domestic banking system. In addition, the Deputy Finance Minister of Russia Alexei Moiseev reminded that it is not removed from the agenda and the issue of privatization in the current year “Rosneft”. But Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said that the Ministry expects to receive from privatization 1 trillion rubles for two years.