Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will hold a meeting to discuss support measures for several production industries in 2017. According to the Government’s press service, the agenda includes automotive industry, light industry, agricultural and transport machinery.

First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, presidential aide Andrei Belousov, Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov, Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev, Acting Minister of Economic Development Evgeny Elin will attend the meeting.

In October, Medvedev instructed to prepare a plan of priority actions in the economy for 2017 by December 1, which should also include support measures for industries. Industry and Trade Minister has said earlier that the volume of support for transport engineering industry in 2017 can be maintained at the level of 2016, and in the framework of support measures for the Russian car industry recycling programs and trade-in programs will be active in the Q1 of 2017.