In the first half of this year, state-owned companies entered into 391.6 thousand contracts with small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) for 2.1 trillion rubles, which is 42% less than the same indicator last year (3.6 trillion rubles), according to the report of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation on the results of procurement monitoring.
According to the results of purchases made only among SMEs (the so-called special auctions), 235.7 thousand contracts for 1.2 trillion rubles were concluded against 211.4 thousand contracts for 1.3 trillion rubles in the first half of last year. At the same time, 62.6 thousand contracts for 495 billion rubles were concluded based on the results of purchases made at the end of last year.
Also in the reporting period, state-owned companies terminated 33,000 contracts worth 176 billion rubles.
In total, in the first 6 months of this year, state-owned companies placed 234.3 thousand notices on procurement only from SMEs for a total of 1.097 trillion rubles. A year earlier, state-owned companies announced 1,805,000 special auctions worth 970 billion rubles.
Of these, only 115.8 thousand purchases worth 481 billion rubles were called successful. 80.6 thousand special trades worth 397 billion rubles were called failed.