At the moment, the RF authorities are considering a very ambitious plan of privatization for 2016.
The First Vice-Premier Igor Shuvalov told journalists about this on the sidelines of the Gaidar forum, but he did not reveal the details. On the same day, the Head of the RF Ministry of Economic Development, Alexei Uliukaev, suggested returning to the discussion about Sberbank’s and VTB’s privatization as a means to improve the situation of the capitalization of the domestic banking system. The Deputy Minister of Finance, Alexei Moiseev, remarked that the privatization of “Rosneft” is also still on the agenda.
Speaking at the Forum, the Head of the Ministry of Finance, Anton Siluanov, said that the Ministry expects to receive 1 trn rubles from the privatization.