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In the period up to 2025, the number of companies with state participation should be reduced in half, to 961 of the enterprise. These figures are contained in the activity plan of the Ministry of Finance of Russia in the years 2020-2025, according to RIA Novosti.
The Agency was going to continue fighting with state participation in the economy. In 2020 the number of state-owned companies should fall to 1465, 2021-up to 1319, in 2022-up to 1187, 2023 — up to 1068.
In October last year, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov urged to make privatization more ambitious. He noted that it is not necessary to replenish the budget, and structural changes.
In January, even before the resignation of the government Dmitry Medvedev, the Agency issued the forecast plan of privatization for the years 2020-2022. It talked about the three years, 86 of Federal unitary enterprises, 186 joint-stock companies, 1168 objects and 13 interests of the state in societies with limited liability.
In June, Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseev during an online conference promised that the first transaction can take place in the fall. However, he did not specify what companies are preparing for the sale and other details of possible agreements.
After the resignation of the government, the Agency through which the state manages state-owned companies was transferred to the Ministry of Finance. It regularly stands for an increase in the rate of privatization, but in recent years this process has actually stood still.
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