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Head MERT the Russian Federation Gref supports reduction of presence of the state in a market segment

the Minister of economic development and trade of the Russian Federation Herman Gref considers that the state should reduce the presence at market sector.

" I do not consider correct increase in presence of the state in a market segment, the main thing - to create competitive space " - the minister has told, acting on Wednesday in the State Duma in frameworks " the governmental hour ".

Thus Gref has especially noticed that is the supporter of that from activity of natural monopolies have been excluded " any kinds of activity which can be competitive ".

" We should limit expansion of activity of all monopolies as much as possible. NE natural monopoly nekonkurentna, we should limit as much as possible not competitive sector of economy " - Gref has told. Thus he has added that in exclusive kinds of manufacture " Productivity does not grow, and falls ".

One of priorities of the intermediate term program prepared by its ministry socially - economic development of the Russian Federation till 2008 Gref named " putting in order in sectors where the state is present at superfluous quantities ".

Among these sectors the minister named military - industrial and agro - industrial the complexes, natural monopolies - aviation industry and sector of high technologies.