Seeking to strengthen the national economy, encourage competition and prevent monopolies, the President has ruled that the active encouragement of competition in the Russian Federation shall be a priority matter the President, the Federal Assembly, the Government, the Central Bank, the federal executive authorities, the legislative (representative) and executive bodies of regional authority, as well as local governments.
The Executive Order sets out the goals and fundamental principles for improving the state policy for promoting competition.
The Executive Order approves a National Competition Promotion Plan for 2018–2020.
The Government is to coordinate the implementation of measures stipulated in the National Competition Promotion Plan.
Separate recommendations have been issued for the Supreme Court, the Prosecutor General’s Office, local governments, the Presidential National Council for Professional Qualifications and the Ministry of Education and Science.
The Public Chamber of the Russian Federation, self-regulating and public organisations, trade unions and consumer councils have been invited to contribute to this work.