Ulyanovsk residents talked to the Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Maxim Oreshkin

The event was carried out within the World Festival of Youth and Students in the Economy for Future Development venue, which is currently taking place in Sochi.

The global trends that will influence the future became the main subject of the meeting. In particular, the head of the federal department Maxim Oreshkin mentioned transition from the economy of countries to the one of cities, creation of environment for development of the human being as a person, as well as the ability to process a large amount of information.

The event was attended by about 30 young people who had undergone competitive admissions for the most interesting question to the head of the department. The list of participants  included two Ulyanovsk delegates - the Minister of the Youth Council of the Ministry of Finance Renata Alekseeva and a representative of the Young Workers Community Apollon Stepanov.

“I managed to visit quite a number of venues. First, I was interested in the ones that related to economy and business. Fortunately, I was able to attend this meeting with the federal expert. I have been waiting for it for a very long time. Moreover, I was one of the first to ask him a question. It concerned creation of regulatory sandboxes in Russia. It is an important topic. The faster we investigate this sphere, the faster business will develop. I was satisfied with the answer. The minister mentioned that in the nearest future, such regulatory sandboxes will be launched in regions of the country. The Ulyanovsk region headed by the Governor is an innovator in various fields, so I think that we can become one of those regions where this project will be implemented”, - Apollon Stepanov emphasized.

The second question, which was asked by Renata Alekseeva, concerned increase in financial literacy of the population. Answering it, the head of the Economic Ministry of the Russian Federation Government agreed with the youth Minister that it is necessary to look for new solutions. The region implements a number of projects concerning development of this sphere. In particular, these include The Month of Tax Assistance and Financial Literacy. At the initiative of the Governor Sergey Morozov, the event takes place in the territory of the Ulyanovsk region for the third consecutive year.


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Regulatory sandboxes is a set of rules that allows companies, which are engaged in development of financial products and services, to test their developments in controlled environment without the risk to violate financial law.