Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev on November 28 held a meeting to discuss measures to support individual sectors of the industry in 2017. About it reports TASS with reference to the press service of the Cabinet.
The meeting discussed, in particular, concerned such directions as the car industry, light industry, agricultural and transport engineering.
The meeting was attended by first Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, presidential aide Andrei Belousov, Minister of industry and trade Denis Manturov, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, transport Minister Maxim Sokolov, Minister of agriculture Alexander Tkachev, the acting Minister of economic development Evgeny Elin.
In October, Medvedev instructed by December 1, to prepare a plan of priority actions in the economy by 2017, which should include measures to support industries.
The Prime Minister then reminded that in 2016 the government "continued to support a number of priority industry sectors for the current year on these purposes it has more than 195 billion rubles," nearly half of which from the bailout Fund.
Minister of trade and industry has stated that the amount of support for transport engineering in 2017 can be maintained at 2016, and in support of Russian automotive industry the recycling program and trade-in will continue in the first quarter of 2017.
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