At the end of yesterdayís meeting of JSC Gazpromís Board of Directors, Dmitry Medvedev, the Board Chairman conducted a session of the Working Group for the Gazpromís share market liberalization.
The meeting reviewed the progress in the preparations to lift restrictions on the trading of Gazpromís shares and discussed a plan of further activities to liberalize the share market.
The meeting adopted a decision to provide the RF Government and State Duma with proposals on amendments to legislative acts that would result in:
- full lifting of restrictions on the purchase of Gazpromís shares by non-residents;
- lifting of restrictions on a list of stock exchanges entitled to trade in Gazpromís shares.
A respective set of documents will be shortly submitted by the RF Economic Development & Trade Ministry to the RF Government.
The Working Group confirmed its plans to complete the Gazpromís share market liberalization before the end of this year.
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