Siluanov: the budget until 2019 implies an increase in grants to 39 regions

ANOSINO (Moscow region), October 1 — RIA Novosti. The budget for 2017-2019 implies an increase in subsidies of 39 Russian regions that have expenditures exceed revenues by 84 billion rubles, said the head of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation Anton Siluanov at the seminar for the deputies of the state Duma.

Siluanov said that the Finance Ministry made an inventory of expenditure obligations of budgets of subjects of the Russian Federation. This work was conducted in 2005.

“It became clear that in 39 regions lack their own sources of income, including financial assistance from the Federal budget on execution of its spending powers,” — said Siluanov.

“The need to support these regions with the Federal center is obvious… the Budget for 2017-2019 offers tools solutions: the first is the increase in donations… According to our estimates you need about 84 billion rubles,” — he said.