Medvedev: industries with growth potential, should be supported

Medvedev: industries with growth potential, should be supported


It is necessary to support important strategic industries that have high growth potential. This applies in particular to production capacities and human resources, said Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev.

MOSCOW, 1 Feb. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that industries that have high growth potential, should be supported despite severe budgetary constraints.

“We need to support strategically important sectors that have high growth potential. This production capacity, personnel and is able to pull up a related industry, agriculture, in General, affect the development of the economy,” Medvedev said.

He recalled that a number of industries has already received the support, in particular in the automotive industry and transport and agricultural machinery with regard to the policy of import substitution.