Bankers are asked to create a state Fund for storage of unclaimed deposits

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Bankers are asked to solve the issue of so called «dormant» clients by establishing on the legislative level a special state Fund for the accumulation of unclaimed deposits, said to RIA Novosti, Executive Vice President of the Association of Russian banks (ARB) Vladimir of Kiev.

Earlier, the Chairman of the state Duma Committee on financial market Anatoly Aksakov told RIA Novosti that lawmakers are studying proposals to transfer the budget from banks unclaimed deposits, and the amount of «frozen» funds in the accounts «dormant» customers is estimated at billions of rubles.

«Banks offer to resolve the issue of the so-called «dormant» customers on a statutory basis. According to them, you need to create a special state Fund that they could transfer the funds of such clients, because banks are unable to close such accounts,» — said Kiev.

«The offer is good, I suppose,» he added.

According to the Bank of Russia on October 1, 2018, the volume of deposits in banks is of 27.04 trillion rubles.

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