In the MAYOR had not received the Finance Ministry’s proposals on freezing the funded pension

In the MAYOR had not received the Finance Ministry’s proposals on freezing the funded pension


MOSCOW, March 15. The Ministry has not received proposals of the Ministry of Finance about the freezing of pension savings for another year, said the representative of the Ministry.

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“The proposals of the Ministry of Finance in the Ministry of economic development was received. Our position has not changed,” he said.

Previously, the Ministry had stated that he considers extremely important for the development of the pension system and for social-economic development of the state of preservation of the funded component in the system of mandatory pension insurance and determining further steps to improve its effectiveness based on a thorough analysis of both social and financial-economic aspects of its activities.

At the same time, the head of the Duma Committee on labor Olga batalina believes the proposal to extend the freeze of the cumulative part of the pension was justified. She stressed that it does not include the seizure of public funds, as is often trying to represent.

Media reports

Meanwhile, the Vedomosti newspaper reported Tuesday citing Federal officials, the Finance Ministry has proposed to freeze the contributions to the accumulative pension.

According to the official apparatus of the government, which refers to the newspaper, “it is clear that in the coming years the budget will not have enough money to transfer to the Pension Fund, and the freezing of contributions in 2017 will save about 400 billion rubles by reducing transfer”.

According to “Vedomosti”, officials explain the need to extend the moratorium of the forthcoming reform of the cumulative system. Thus, allegedly, the decision to reform is, there is ongoing debate about its configuration. Being considered and with the complete abolition of the funded component.

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