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“Gazprom” has refused attraction of small and medium-sized companies as contractors for their projects, reports “Interfax”.
The Agency interviewed the head of the Tomsk company “Regionservis” Anatoly Abramov. His company was a contractor in the construction of gas pipeline “Ukhta — Torzhok II”, a contract for 3.5 billion rubles was signed in 2017, however, at this point is no longer valid, confirmed Abramov. According to him, “Regionservis” was not started work under the contract.
The Agency also cites the answer of the Chairman of the Board “Gazprom” Vitaly Markelov: “Objects that are implemented in “Gazprom” — they are ambitious. And sold can, of course, few companies. It is not only in “Gazprom” and “Rosneft” and “Transneft”. And, of course, respectively, we have. Because we are much larger. In order to work on objects of “Gazprom”, you must have some power.”
Current Federal law “On procurement of goods, works, services by separate types of legal entities” requires public companies to implement part of the procurement — to 10 percent — of the subjects of small and average business.
Previously, Alexander Braverman, the head of state Corporation SME responsible for supporting small and medium business, said that the total procurement volume of the largest state-owned companies from SMEs in 2018 amounted to three trillion rubles.
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