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TOMSK, Feb 15 – RIA Tomsk.
The expert agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) confirmed the credit
rating of the Tomsk region at the level of "BB-", the rating outlook is
"stable", the press service of the regional administration said on
Earlier it was reported that in 2017 Standard
& Poor's improved the outlook of the rating of the Tomsk region to
"stable" and confirmed the credit rating of the region at the level of
"BB-". In 2018 and autumn 2019, the indicators remained at the "stable"
"The Standard & Poor's rating agency confirmed
the credit rating of the Tomsk region. The experts of the S&P Global
Ratings confirmed the credit rating of the Tomsk region on the
international scale at "BB-" with a "stable" outlook", – the statement
Agency analysts expect that the regional budget
deficit, taking into account capital expenditures, will be maintained at
an average level of less than 10% of total revenues, as well as that
the region will ensure sufficient financing to service and repay debt
obligations through the timely arrangement of confirmed bank credit
lines and the issuance of bonds.
"Since 2003, the Tomsk
region has carried out a mutually beneficial partnership with the rating
agency S&P Global Ratings. During this time, the region has gained
international experience in managing finance and public debt. To date,
the region's cooperation with S&P has been completed due to the
expiration of the contract", – Deputy Governor, Head of the Regional
Department of Finance Alexander Fedenev is quoted.
it was reported that the budget of the Tomsk region for 2021 was
adopted with revenues of 82,5 billion rubles, expenses of 88,2 billion
and a deficit of 5,7 billion rubles.