About 100 ships were built in Russia thanks to the preferential support from the state

© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli in photomontaged hull of the frigate Admiral Istomin. Archival photoAbout 100 ships were built in Russia thanks to the preferential support from the state© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli the image Bank

About 100 ships built in Russia thanks to the preferential support of the state, said Vice-Premier of the government of the Russian Federation Yury Borisov during the opening of the International far Eastern marine showroom.

«The government supports the shipbuilding industry through various subsidiary instruments, including stimulates shipowners to build ships at Russian shipyards. Thanks to subsidizing of interest on credits and lease payments, the introduction of a concessional lease has already built more than 100 vessels,» he said.

In 2019 for these purposes will be allocated from the budget of 3,5 billion rubles. On the implementation of the leasing program of the United shipbuilding Corporation from the budget sent to 14.8 billion rubles, almost 1 billion rubles next year will be allocated for the construction of passenger vessels, said Borisov.

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