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the Head of Ministry of economic development and trade Herman Gref for 2003 considers as a priority problem increase of an openness of the Russian economy

. The head of Ministry of economic development and trade Herman Gref for 2003 considers as a priority problem increase of an openness of the Russian economy.

as the correspondent " passes; News " the minister has declared on Tuesday to journalists that rates of reforms should advance changes of the external economic conjuncture.

in 2003 Gref considers as other priorities of WRK of the government public service reform, reforming of tax and budgetary spheres. In particular, as he said, decrease tax burden should make not less than 1 percents of gross national product a year. The minister Besides, has noted, there should be a decrease in inefficient budgetary expenses.

Gref 2 has specified in necessity of increase of efficiency of social insurance, first of all, the medical.

Simultaneously the minister has expressed concern rates of reforming military - an industrial complex and natural monopolies. As to last problem, how Gref has informed, in the near future management of natural monopolies should be engaged in performance of recommendations of the government.