Between 14 and 16 February the 10th economic forum was held in Krasnoyarsk, which brought together more than 3,000 people from 16 countries and 57 Russian regions. The plenary session and the work of two discussion platforms involved Chairman of the Russian Government Dmitry Medvedev, two deputy prime ministers of federal government, seven ministers, 12 heads of Russian regions, heads of leading companies and respected experts from Russia and abroad.
On 16 February, as part of the final day of the 10th Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum, a roundtable was held, entitled ‘Public Procurement: a Fresh Start’. First Vice-principal of the Higher School of Economics Alexander SHAMRIN was the moderator of the discussion platform.
On 1 September 2011, the Russian Economic Development Ministry published draft Federal Law On the Federal Contract System, which is to replace current Law No. 94-FZ On placing orders for supplies of goods, performance of work and rendering of services for government and municipal needs.