Pension Fund of Russia (PFR) has denied consideration of the Agency issue
gradual, starting in 2019, raising the retirement age,
which was mentioned in the presentation of the head of the FIU Anton Drozdov. About it
the statement said the Pension Fund posted on its website.

Discuss the gradual increase of the retirement age in
2019, reported RIA
The “news”
with reference to the presentation Drozdov, in which
envisaged the possibility of increasing the 2019 retirement
age – three months a year for men up to 65 years of age and
six months per year for women under the age of 60 years.

The expected result from raising the retirement age is reduced to
By 2030 transfers from the Federal budget to the pension Fund 638 billion
rubles, or 2.5 to 1.4 per cent of GDP, stated in the presentation.

“This issue is not considered. Any instructions from the leaders
sotsbloka FIU has not received,” – said TASS press-Secretary of the Pension
Fund of Marita Nagoga. According to her, the Fund “has never received from
RF government orders to carry out the calculations of the dynamics of costs
pensions subject to the pension age increase”.
“The social block of the government of the Russian Federation consistently and convincingly
opposes raising the retirement age and believes that this
the question requires a deep study of all the socio-economic
consequences”, – is spoken in the statement of the press service of the Fund.

At the same time, added to the pension Fund, this topic is widely discussed by experts,
applying to the Fund “for help in obtaining estimates of the results
proposed measures to improve the pension system.”

The theme is indeed discussed widely. Last time for promotion
retirement age to balance pension inside
system between payers of contributions to the pension Fund and the recipients of the payments – expressed
the Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev before the arrest and
resignation.

Now Russian men retire at 60, women at 55.
To raise the retirement age to 65 years for both men and women
step 6 to 12 months a year in the beginning of the year suggested
The Ministry of Finance, the need for this said the Chairman of the Center
strategic research, former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin.

According to Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets, who oversees social unit
the government, in the Cabinet the issue is not considered. Chapter
Minister Dmitry Medvedev in August also mentioned,
what decisions about raising the retirement age not been taken yet.



In the Pension Fund of the Russian Federation stated that it did not discuss raising the retirement age from 2019 24.11.2016

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