The Ministry of Finance is working to simplify the procedure for the sale of state property, said Deputy Minister Alexei Moiseev. On the eve of the Accounts Chamber announced a record low execution of the privatization plan in Russia in 2017-2019.
“Now new approaches and regulations are being developed that will simplify the procedures for the sale of property. The processes of state property management are also being modernized, including through the creation of a full-fledged system for holding tenders, ”said Mr. Moiseev to journalists (quote from Prime).
The Deputy Minister noted that the Federal Property Management Agency in 2020 fully fulfilled the privatization plan. The budget received about 4.1 billion rubles. with the plan of 3.6 billion rubles. Alexey Moiseev recalled the IPO of Sovcomflot and the SPO of Aeroflot in 2020. “The sale of the companies would have fulfilled the privatization of 2017-2019 with a large margin, but the government decided to support Aeroflot, as well as provide an investment program – the purchase of domestic ships – in Sovcomflot through an additional issue. Thus, the companies gained access to another source of funds for further development, ”the deputy minister added.
Earlier, the Accounts Chamber reported that the plan for the privatization of federal property for 2017-2019 in Russia was fulfilled only by 25%. In total, the federal budget received 40.8 billion rubles from the privatization of federal property during this period.
According to Kommersant’s information, the government has suspended the sale of nine federal printing houses included in the privatization plan since 2014. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko gave instructions to create a printing holding on their basis.
More details – in the material “Kommersant” “Publishing House or Construction”.