The Moscow city Duma will consider the capital budget for the years 2016-2018 in the first reading

MOSCOW, October 21. On Wednesday, deputies of the city Duma will consider in the first reading the project of Moscow budget for the years 2016-2018. It is expected that it will provide parliamentarians, the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin.

Key indicators

The revenue budget for 2016 is planned in the amount 1,598 trillion rubles, in 2017-th – 1,647 trillion rubles, and in 2018 – 1,692 trillion rubles for this expenditure will be in 2016 – 1,646 trillion rubles, in 2017-th – 1,681 trillion rubles, and in 2018 – 1,746 trln. rubles Deficit in 2016 will reach 48 billion rubles, in 2017 – 34 billion rubles, in 2018 – 54 billion rubles For comparison, in 2015 the deficit of the capital budget was planned in the amount of 146.7 billion rubles.

“Compared with 2015 the budget deficit is declining. If this year his value is 9.9%, then in the next level of the deficit planned in the amount of 3%. Compared with other regions of Russia this is a minimum figure. We are confident that in 2016 the deficit will be covered through various competitive procedures”, – said the Chairman of the Moscow city Duma Alexey Shaposhnikov.

Unlike Federal capital budget has retained the planning period. “This is due, primarily, to the sources of income of the city. The revenues of the Federal budget depends largely on foreign economic factors, including energy prices. The Moscow budget is focused on the revenues that the city receives in rubles from tax revenues. Therefore, Moscow has the opportunity to shape and plan its budget for three years,” explained Shaposhnikov.

“Social budget”

According to the project of Moscow budget for 2016, 53% of expenditure is allocated to social sphere. 346 billion rubles or 22,6% is allocated for social support of Muscovites. This is the largest item of expenditure of the capital budget. And in comparison with the year 2015, its volume will increase by 5%.

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263,9 billion rubles, or 17.2 percent, in 2016 is expected to be allocated for the development of education. This is 4.7 billion rubles, or 1.8%, more than in 2015.

192 billion rubles, or 12.5%, in 2016 is prescribed for the development of health capital (including funds of the Moscow health will be highlighted of 321.7 billion rubles. – a comment). For comparison, in 2015 the expenditures side of the budget was 190,4 billion rubles, which is 1.6 billion rubles, or 0.8%, less than planned next year.

Expenditure on culture and sport in 2016 will amount to 79,7 billion rubles, or 5.2% of the budget. In this case, the funding program “Culture of Moscow” will decrease by 1.6% (37.1 billion rubles in 2016 against 37.7 bn in 2015), and the cost of the program “Sports of Moscow” will grow by 13.4% (USD 42.6 bn in 2016 vs. 36.9 billion rubles in 2015).

“We reviewed all the existing measures of social support of Muscovites and were convinced that the budgeted funds will ensure the preservation of the existing level of social protection of the population. Therefore, we recommend to adopt the draft budget “, – said the Chairman of the Commission of Moscow city Council on social policy and labour relations Michael Antontsev.

Silver – transport

The second largest expenditure of the capital budget in 2016 is the state program “Development of transport system”. On its financing next year it is planned to allocate more than 337 billion rubles in Just three years on the development of Metropolitan transport system will spend over 1 trillion rubles.

The main share of public investment in 2016-2018 will have on the construction of underground facilities (481,7 billion rubles) and roads (300,4 billion rubles). The allocated funds will allow to complete the construction of 36 stations and 78 km of subway lines, 4 depots, 323 km of roads, 86 bridges, viaducts and overpasses, pedestrian crossings 48.

Housing – special attention

Closes the “top three” expenditure budget of Moscow in the years 2016-2018 the state program “Housing”, aimed at increasing the comfort of living in the capital.

“The volume of financial provision of the specified program from the budget of Moscow is planned in the amount of 97.4 billion rubles in 2016, to 93.5 billion rubles – in 2017, 93.9 billion rubles in 2018”, – said Deputy head of the Department of Finance capital Svetlana Gubanova.

For the period 2016-2018 for the construction of new housing project of the Moscow budget is allocated 38,4 billion rubles annually. The planned investments enable commissioning of 2.2 million sq m of residential properties, including in 2016 – 617 thousand square meters, 899,2 thousand square meters in 2017, 678,2 thousand square meters in 2018.

In addition, in 2016 the maintenance of domestic territories is allocated 25.9 billion roubles, for the repair and modernization of housing – 9.1 billion rubles., on financial maintenance of activity of state institutions in the housing sector of 4.1 billion rubles for housing in the city – 3.4 billion rubles.

To do before winter

Under the law, the project of Moscow budget for the years 2016-2018 should be adopted in the final reading before December 1. To date, he is considered by all commissions of the Moscow city Duma and recommended for adoption in the first reading. Now MPs are preparing amendments that will be discussed and submitted for approval in the second reading. Then prepares the final version of the main financial document of the capital that should be considered and adopted in the third reading.