- 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…