10 April 2014, Thursday, 14:19

Over 473 million rubles were received by PFD budget for forest use

author: Galina Bakhshieva

As of April 1 this year revenues received by the budget system for the use of forests amounted to 737.4 million rubles in the Volga Federal District (PFD). Of these, 473.3 million rubles were directed to the federal budget, 264.1 million rubles to the regional budgets of Russia. The planned revenues target in the federal budget was performed by 110 percent districtwide.

According to the Head of the Department of Forestry in the Volga Federal District Alexander Ornatsky, according to the data as of April 1, 2014 the federal budget arrears on payments for the forests use amount to 561.3 million rubles across the district. This is by 5.6 percent more than in the beginning of the year.

Meanwhile, as the press service of the Ministry of Forestry of Bashkortostan reports, 265.3 million rubles were transferred to the Russian budget system for the use of forests in the territory of the republic in 2013. Of them 111.5 million rubles were directed to the republican budget, which is by 10 million rubles more than in 2012.