22 March 2012, Thursday, 19:45

Rustem Khamitov has held a meeting with representatives of bank community

author: news agency "Bashinform"

On March 22 the President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov has held a meeting with representatives of bank communities. The president of Russian Banks Association Garegin Tosunyan, deputy chairman of the Central Bank of Russia Michael Sukhov, the president of JSC “MDM-Bank” Oleg Viugin, the president of “Alpha-Bank” Andre Sokolov and the chairman of the National Bank RB Rustem Mardanov were invited.

The matter was economic development of Bashkortostan and problems of attraction of the bank sector to solution of social problems, mainly in sphere of hypothec crediting, support of investors, small and medium business were under discussion, the public affairs service of the President RB reported.

Rustem Khamitov has underscored that the Republic poses the following problems before itself: construction of social and economic-class housing and attraction of serious investments.

“Sure, we won’t do without banks here, especially with the problem of housing” – the President RB stated.

The President RB has analyzed the situation in Ufa realty market. Average housing costs more than 50 thousand rubles for one square meter in the primary housing market for today and solvency of population isn’t high. The shortage of housing can be observed not just in economic-class housing sector but in the average pricing sector too. “So we have to start working with this problem” – Rustem Khamitov said – “and more actively than before”.

Problems of small and medium business crediting were also discussed. Thus, the centers for micro-financing are already opened in the Republic as well as the consulting centers under big Republican banks.

The chairman of the National Bank RB Rustem Mardanov has told that some problems, indicated by the President RB, are already discussed at the VII scientific-practical conference “Banks, Processes, Standards, Quality”, opened in Ufa today, for example, the problems of crediting for small and medium business. Special theme of the conference is devoted to financing of the housing market.