Administrative barriers reduction will improve the position of Russia in the World Bank rating
Reducing administrative barriers in construction should help to improve Russia’s position in the World Bank’s Doing Business ranking. This conclusion was made by experts of the Russian Center Public Opinion Center (VCIOM).
During the research, the Russian Public Opinion Research Center interviewed 1,000 managers and top-managers of construction companies operating in Moscow. More than half of the experts noted the positive effect of each of the implemented reforms. The developers benefited most from the transfer of state services to the electronic form (76.2% of respondents), as well as the inclusion of data on the passage of engineering communications and technical conditions for connection to them (68.3%).
The VCIOM research was devoted to studying the attitude of the representatives of the construction industry to the main reforms within the framework of the program to reduce administrative barriers. These include: transfer of state services to the electronic form, the inclusion of data on networks and technical conditions for connection to them, simplification of the procedure for setting up a constructed object for cadastral registration, reducing the time for registering the right to a construction site in Rosreestr, And construction (PZZ), the creation of a consolidated plan of underground communications and facilities, the transfer to the electronic form of the archive of the Moscow Geofund.
According to Deputy Mayor of Moscow on Urban Development Policy and Construction Marat Khusnullin, authoritative world ratings play a key role for many businessmen in choosing a project and the country for investment. Among them, the World Bank’s rating is Doing Business. Every year, international independent experts assess the situation with administrative barriers in 189 countries around the world. The rating is based on an anonymous survey of developers and developers and reflects the ease of doing business, including in terms of construction. Our country has shown steady growth over the past few years. So, since 2012 it has moved from 124th place to the 40th.
Source: Russian construction complex