The state Duma adopted the law on amendments to the budget-2017

MOSCOW, June 21. /TASS/. The Russian state Duma adopted in the third final reading the law on amendments to the Federal budget in 2017 and the planned period of 2018-2019, which provides the reduction of the budget deficit in 2017 and to 2.1% of GDP from 3.2% of GDP. While the amendments introduced to articles and sections relating to 2017.

The deficit is declining more than 1% of GDP

Budget revenues increased by 1,191 trillion to 14 trillion 679 billion rubles. with a 13 trillion RUB. 487 billion, increasing the share of oil revenues. Expenditure increases of 361, 8 billion rubles to 16 trillion 602,6 billion RUB 16 trillion 240,8 billion.

A deficit of 1 trillion 923,8 billion rubles, or 2.1% of GDP, the current budget act provided $ 2 trillion 753,2 billion roubles, or 3.2% of GDP. The inflation rate for 2017 is projected at 3.8 percent instead of 4.0% in its current edition. The forecasted volume of GDP increased to 92,190 trillion with 86,806 trillion Forecast the price of oil increased to $45,6 $40 per barrel.

The document suggests to increase the normative value of the Reserve Fund up to 6 trillion 453,3 billion from RUB 6 billion and 76.4 billion rubles, the Upper limit of the internal debt of the Russian Federation on January 1, 2018 can be reduced to 9 trillion 227 billion RUB 10 trillion 351.6 billion rubles., that is 1 trillion 124.6 billion rubles. “the First and main task of the law to state that the country was over the economic downturn began, economic growth”, – said the head of Committee of the state Duma on budget and taxes Andrey Makarov (“United Russia”).

According to the document, the government will be able to use 200 billion rubles from the national welfare Fund (NWF) excess provided in document volume in the case of shortfalls of the planned revenues during the execution of the Federal budget in 2017. An additional 10 billion rubles are directed to support agriculture, including funding of a new mechanism of preferential crediting. Another 25 billion roubles will be spent on additional capitalization of Rosselkhozbank.

The budget balance of regions will support

According to Makarov, only for the second reading of the document was made 139 amendments, of which 56 amendments recommended by the Committee for adoption, 77 in rejection, six amendments were withdrawn by the authors.

The second reading of the document the state Duma Committee on budget and taxes approved the amendment of the government on the direction of 5.3 billion rubles in authorized capital of the State transport leasing company (gtlk) for replenishment of the aircraft fleet of Russian airlines. In addition, the amendments the government is given the right in 2017 to take to the Federal budget as shares of the Bank “Russian capital” belonging to and (or) acquired ACB, which will then be transferred by the seller. The transfer of these shares will be carried out by reducing property contributions of the Russian Federation, introduced earlier, in accordance with the laws on the Federal budget for 2008-2010 and the years 2014-2016, in the amount of 92 billion rubles, which corresponds to the book value of the shares.

On the completion of two documentary films about the Crimea, according to one government amendment, will be allocated 5 million rubles. Also the amendments provide for a RUB 210 million appropriation to enable two broadcasters included in the all-Russian state television and radio broadcasting company (VGTRK) and is designed to work on the territory of Crimea and Sevastopol.

During the drafting of the document was distributed within the basic parameters of the budget 18 billion rubles. According to Makarov, managed to find additional 659 million RUB on support of the balance of regions. 233 million rubles will increase funding for regional touring theatres. In addition, 77 mln will go to Finance the second pension to the miners, and 1,259 billion rubles for the implementation of integrated plan for socio-economic development of Komsomolsk-on-Amur.