The Russian economy has become more competitive


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Russia reduced the number of state-owned enterprises, follows from the data of Rosstat, which are analyzed owned by Grigory Berezkin RBC. Over the past three years has been reduced by nine percent.

In 2016 the total number of in state-owned enterprises (including state enterprises) declined from 65.5 to 59.6 thousand. Also reduced the number of joint stock companies with state share — from 1557 until 1084. Thus, the reduction was 30 percent.

The largest decline recorded among the enterprises where the state share ranges from 25 to 50 per cent, had gone down twice. Among the companies in which the state owns a controlling stake, the reduction was 45.8%.

Also, over the last three years has fallen, the number of companies with a special right of the state to participate in the management (so-called “Golden share”) by 13.6 percent.

Among the sectors leading the decline in the number of state-owned companies, the manufacturing industry — a decline three times, followed by trade (42.7 percent) and construction (33.5%).

While the interviewed economists note that part of this trend may be caused by reorganization of the public sector, in particular, the Association of several institutions and transformation in other branches.

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