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Denis Manturov: Businesses Relating To The Production Of Ammunition, Close To The Door To Self-Sufficiency

April 26, 2017, Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov spoke at the III Dialogue-Forum "Industrial safety - the responsibility of government, business and society."

The event was attended by Deputy Chairman of RF Government, Chairman of the board of the Military-industrial commission Dmitry Rogozin, Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Economic Policy , Sergei Shatirov , the first deputy chairman of the economic policy, industry, innovative development of the State Duma Committee and Entrepreneurship Vladimir Gutenov General Director of GC "Rostec" chairman "Russian Engineering Union" NGO Serge Chemezov, head of the Federal Service for Ecological, Technological and Nuclear Supervision Aleksey Aloshin and others.

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev sent his greetings to participants and guests of the forum-dialogue. The Head of Government stressed that only by joint efforts to modernize the Russian economy, to make it a modern, competitive, meet the most stringent safety requirements.

Dmitry Medvedev noted the need to establish an effective mechanism to prevent technological accidents and rapid alert people of emergency situations, and actively implement the remote control of industrial safety practices, environmental protection and energy saving technologies.

"In solving these problems it is important to pay special attention to import substitution, increase technological independence in the first place, in such priority sectors as nuclear, fuel and energy and defense industry complexes," - he said the head of government.

In his speech, Dmitry Rogozin, said he plans to discuss with Russian President Vladimir Putin increase the state order for the powder due to increased purchases of ammunition, as well as proposals to reform the industry.

"The state defense order is actually increasing, I hope that in the coming days the President and discuss the increase in order for the powder due to a sharp increase in the purchase of ammunition, which are needed to replenish our stockpiles in the new state armaments program. Russian President will be proposed to increase production and reforming the industry of munitions and special chemicals. " - said Dmitry Rogozin.

Vice Prime Minister also said that he appealed to the leadership of Industry and Trade of Russia to as soon as possible to consolidate the industry ammunition and special chemical. This work should be completed no later than the end of 2017.

"I ask the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the colleagues of the Military-Industrial Commission shall provide all possible assistance, we need to accelerate the process of industry consolidation, - he said -. I mean a special chemistry, including munitions" - said Dmitry Rogozin.

In his speech, the head of the Russian Industry and Trade Ministry said that to date, managed to reach the stage where the enterprises of this branch are working on self-sufficiency. However, there are still a number of industries that require subsidies.

"It is necessary to accelerate the introduction of enterprises producing ammunition in the structure of the state corporation" Rostec ", - said Denis Manturov.

Dialogue Forum "Industrial safety - responsibility of the state, business and society" is held on the initiative of the Public Council at Rostechnadzor, and with the support of the State Corporation Rostec and the Federal Service for Ecological, Technological and Nuclear Supervision. The event was devoted to the issues of industrial safety, process supervision and prospects of development of military-industrial complex.

The experience of the Dialogue has proven its effectiveness as a platform for constructive discussions. In the first and the second forum was attended by more than 1,200 representatives of public authorities, industry, non-governmental organizations, industry and professional associations. Resolutions adopted by the participants of the Dialogue, serve as the basis for the Russian government orders and implemented in stages Rostekhnadzor and other agencies.


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