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The head of the accounts chamber Alexey Kudrin has told about the faith in the entrepreneurial gift of the Russians. In the panel discussion “Trust as a factor and a tool for economic development” at the Gaidar forum at Ranepa, he stressed that the people of the country may vary, the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.
“Many things can change, even in spite of the cultural code. Russia in the 1990-ies were a country of non-payment, and within ten years became one of the world leaders in payment discipline and enforcement of contracts,” — said Kudrin.
According to him, “entrepreneurs, which in our country is stifled for 70 years, may start to appear, if you give them the main thing — freedom,” and all the necessary they have.
Kudrin also noted that if you do not provide Russian businessmen with a proper level of freedom and legal regulation, that they will “just go in the other jurisdiction.”
Earlier in the debate by the head of Sberbank German Gref said that the Russians will never be able to approach the legal and living standards to the Swedes because of the inherent cultural code.
The day before Kudrin announced that in the coming years the main task of the accounting chamber will be a study of the efficiency of state companies and state corporations, including Gazprom, Russian Railways and “Rostec”.
Forum is held in Ranepa on January 15-16. It is organized by the Ranepa, the Gaidar Institute and the Association of innovative regions of Russia. “Ribbon.ru” is an informational partner of the forum.
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