MOSCOW, 3 Feb. The Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev following the meeting with the Vice-Chancellor, Minister of science, research and economy of Austria Reinhold mitterlehner the invited Austrian businesses to participate in the privatization in Russia.
“We are on the subject, I talked about the opportunities in this plan is, that we are intensifying our privatization activities, offer interesting assets, invite Austrian business to participate in these projects,” Ulyukayev told reporters following the meeting.
The President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov on Tuesday said that Russia remains an open country for foreign investment and is interested in new foreign partners.
Earlier, first Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov said that the Russian authorities are considering an ambitious privatization plan for 2016, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said that the Ministry expects to receive from privatization 1 trillion rubles for two years.