Ivan Vyshegradsky

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Ivan Vyshnegradsky

  • Life: 1832-1895
  • Tariff Act: 1891
  • Financial Minister: 1887-1892

What did he do?

  • Strove to improve financies and build up gold reserves.
  • Increased indirect taxes and mounted drive to swell grain export.
  • Reduced imports by increasing tariffs in Tariff Act of 1891 in order to protect Russian iron.

Impact of Vyshnegradsky's Tariff Act

  • Between 1881 and 1891 grain exports increased 18%
  • By 1892 the Russian…


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