Rosstat can go to the subordination of the Ministry of economic development, the relevant draft resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers prepared by the Ministry, follows from the document on the portal of projects of normative acts.
The document notes that the Ministry will be responsible for developing state policy and regulation in the field of official statistics. In reference to the project States that it aims at the optimization of the activities of the authorities to ensure a systematic approach to public administration in the field of economic development.
On Tuesday Rosstat has published the official statistics for February, after which the head of the Ministry Maxim Oreshkin called data unrepresentative agencies “and in the fundamental and technical reasons”. In his opinion, Rosstat transition to the new methodology of calculation since 1 January has been extremely successful. The Minister noted that the data may be revised.