Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov has called the most powerful financial entity of the Federation and one of the largest constituent entities of budgetary provision, reports TASS. Moscow could even give the Federal budget is in debt, he joked, speaking at a Moscow financial forum.
“Collected here are financial companies, major holdings, including the commodity sector, there are a lot of highly qualified specialists who receive a high salary. And that is the attraction here highly paid professionals and gives more incomes to the subject of the Russian Federation. Why is this happening? Because you have better infrastructure, better social infrastructure-all this attracts the best companies and the best people, and this gives new jobs, new income and more prosperity to the city,” he said.
“We would like to take a little bit of resources from Moscow. But we do not do it, because we see how effectively these resources are being spent,” – said Siluanov.
Mayors of other large cities and heads of subjects of Federation, the Minister of Finance was advised to beg the creation of the same conditions. “Totally agree with that”, – in turn, commented on the words of the Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation, Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin.
We will note, Moscow this year provided nearly half of the surplus of the budgets of all Russian regions. The overall surplus was now showing 47 subjects of the Federation, the deficit recorded in 38.