At last year end, the total volume of state purchases and purchases of state-owned companies amounted to 34 trillion rubles. Legislation regulating this sphere undergoes constant changes. The latest large-scale amendments, which will fully come into force in January 2019, provide the electronicization of all state procurements and the ordering of purchases by state-owned companies. Deputy Minister of Finance Alexey Lavrov told Interfax in the course of the Moscow Financial Forum - 2018, where the panel discussion "Digital Public Procurement" was held on the state procurement of state customers and state companies, as well as on the nearest plans for its development.

The full version of the interview is available on the Interfax website.