Russia has once again have the minister of economic development. They became the 34-year-old Maxim Oreshkin - a former deputy finance minister, who previously worked in the Central Bank and VTB. His main task, he believes the removal of barriers to economic growth. The youngest government minister will address this in 2017.
Russian President Vladimir Putin offered the Deputy Finance Minister Maxim Oreshkin take the post of head of the Ministry of Economic Development, was released after the arrest of Alexei Ulyukayev.
Oreshkin from the proposals of the head of state did not refuse. The decree on the appointment has been signed by the president.
Deputy Minister of Economic Development Evgeny Elin said that the new head of the agency to take part in a government meeting on Thursday, December 1st.
The youngest minister of the Russian government. Oreshkin 34 years old, he is a month younger than the head of the Ministry of Communications Nikolai Nikiforov.
Since March 2015 he worked as Deputy Minister of Finance, September 2013, - the director of the Department of the Ministry of Finance long-term strategic planning.
Prior to working for the state for seven years held various positions in different financial structures - Rosbank, "VTB Capital", "Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank."
From 2002 to 2006 he worked in the Bank of Russia, which at that time was headed by Sergei Ignatyev.
Master of Economics, a graduate of the Higher School of Economics (2004).
At a meeting with Vladimir Putin Maxim Oreshkin he called the main task of the Economic Development Ministry: in 2017 the agency will develop key measures to remove barriers to the growth of the Russian economy.
"The worst is behind us, but the growth rate is certainly insufficient. Therefore the main task for the coming year - the key is to prepare measures which will remove the structural obstacles to the growth of the Russian economy - said Oreshkin in an interview with the head of state. - Many restrictions, now just start working. "
"Maxim S., you're a man young enough, but an intern you will not be called. You are an educated man, a mature professional, experienced. I wish you luck, "- the president admonished him.
In late October, the Economic Development Ministry, has led Ulyukaev also identify the main purpose of his work: improving the quality of life of Russians.
Two months before his arrest Alexei Ulyukayev entered into correspondence polemic with Maxim Oreshkin.
"No, I do not agree. It is not the Ministry of Finance, is one of the employees of the Ministry of Finance, which has certain powers in such statements, "- he said Ulyukayev Oreshkina forecast that in the coming years, oil prices could fall to $ 30 a barrel.
Oreshkin also proposed to change the formula for calculating the tax on mineral extraction (MET), to withdraw from oil "extra" profit from the devaluation of the ruble. Oil lobby managed to repel the onslaught of the Ministry of Finance, not least thanks to the Ministry of Economic Development. "I believe that the tax burden on the industry is quite large, however, it changes too often, which creates uncertainty investors", - said Ulyukayev, calling minfinovskie idea of "not the best solution" (quoted by "Interfax").
The new Minister of Economic Development is also actively advocated the privatization of "Rosneft". In August 2016, he warned that if the sell off state assets fail, the reserve fund will run out quickly.
Unlike its predecessor, Oreshkin prefers not to seek the bottom of the economy, and the gas pedal for her.
For the appointment of Maxim Oreshkin minister of economic development followed by new staff solutions, said in an interview with "Lentoy.ru" vice-president of the Russian Public Relations Association, a political analyst Yevgeny Minchenko.
"The likelihood that there will be a large package of resignations and appointments, large enough" - said the expert and added that reshuffle is likely to take place after the presidential address to the Federal Assembly (which is scheduled for December 1).
Minchenko also stated that the replacement of selected Ulyukayev Oreshkin - "a figure like [Anton] Vaino" recently headed the presidential administration, or Dmitry Ovsyannikov, who succeeded to the post of Deputy Minister of Industry Chair Acting Governor of Sevastopol.
Head of Association of Russian Banks Garegin Tosunyan pleased that the new minister was a young man. "That young man headed the ministry, I see with pleasure, because although the experience - a very important factor for the management, for the wisdom and foresight, but youth can quickly make up for the shortcomings. Second - when this responsibility falls on the shoulders of the young, is making every effort to earn the trust, "- he said he was" National News Service "(NSN).
Associate Professor of Financial Markets and Financial Engineering RANHiGS Sergey Hestanov, in turn, called the appointment a logical Oreshkin.
"But I would say that the role of the Ministry of Economic Development in general is relatively low in important decisions compared to other departments. The Ministry carries out rather an advisory body to the role, "- he concluded.