New Economic Policy - Russian history

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New Economic Policy (NEP- My teacher told me that this is one of them you can abbreviate in
the exam all the rest must be formal) ­ Russian history
Grain requisitioning abolished- tax in kind- fixed amount of grain BUT less than before &
could sell surpluses
Ban on private trade removed- food & goods could flow more easily between the
countryside & towns
Small business opened- allowed to make profit
85% firms in private hands
Economy improved
Corruption & bribery was rife
Nepmen- 75% of all trade done by them
State kept control of large scale heavy industry e.g. coal, steel
Money was back
Rationing abolished

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