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The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation has called Smolensk region among the leaders in development of the competition in economy
 

03.09.2015 The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation has called Smolensk region among the leaders in development of the competition in economy

The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation has called Smolensk region among the leaders in development of the competition in economy

Smolensk, Novosibirsk and Ryazan regions are the leaders of the country in development of the competition and condition of the competitive environment in regional economies. It has been declared by Dmitriy Medvedev at the meeting of the Government today.

Opening the meeting, Dmitriy Medvedev has noted that the healthy competitive relations are the main of harmonious development of all areas of economic activity. According to him, nowadays the growth of the competition is observed in such areas of economy as airport service of air transport, construction of primary housing of economy class, hotel and restaurant business. There are new companies in spheres of health care and freight service. «Nevertheless the competition is still lower than the necessary level in considerable part of the markets the competition. It is still not developed, there are high rollers who control extensive resources. Besides, some administrative, technological and other barriers prevent companies getting to the markets», - Dmitriy Medvedev added.

He emphasized that recently the Government and business coordinated a number of measures for development of the competitive environment in Russia. Moreover, as the Prime Minister noted, the legislation concerning activity of foreign investors has been improved. Separately Dmitriy Medvedev stopped on realization of actions of the «road map» devoted to development of the competitive relations, in particular the approval of the standard of development of the competition in regions.

«It is the extremely important that these measures about which I have told, and a number of measures about which I haven’t been told, developed the competition not only at the federal level. Federal Antimonopoly Service and Ministry of Economic Development have been conducting a rating of subjects on extent of development of the competition and condition of the competitive environment. There are a number of leaders, such subjects as Novosibirsk region, Ryazan region, Smolensk region, in some cases Moscow and St. Petersburg. I hope that other regions will be moved up in this sense too», - Dmitriy Medvedev informed participants of the meeting.

The rating of subjects on extent of development of the competition and condition of the competitive environment was formed on the basis of four criteria: quantity (including a gain or reduction) the enterprises, number of complaints to FAS, condition of the commodity markets and expert opinion of representatives of business.