The decision of the Agency Fitch confirms the rating of Russia testifies to the sustainability of its macroeconomic structures even in the turbulent external environment, told reporters Finance Minister Anton Siluanov.
On Friday, the Agency Fitch affirmed the long-term sovereign Issuer default rating of Russia at "BBB" with a stable Outlook.
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed the law on implementation of tax maneuver in the IT industry and the simplification of the procedure for the recognition of natural persons-tax residents of the Russian Federation, the relevant document published on the official portal of legal information.
The President at the end of June offered to hold in the IT industry tax maneuver, including permanently lower the rate of insurance contributions of companies to 7.6 per cent from the current 14%, and the rate of income tax to 3% from 20%. The law prepared by the Cabinet pursuant to this order, provides for the introduction of these innovations in 2021, as well as zeroing of the rate of profit tax in the part payable to the regional budgets.
The Federation Council at the final meeting on Friday approved a law on tax maneuver in the IT industry and the simplification of the procedure for the recognition of natural persons-tax residents of the Russian Federation.
Russian President Vladimir Putin in late June, proposed to be held in the IT-industry tax maneuver, including permanently lower the rate of insurance contributions of companies to 7.6 per cent from the current 14%, and the rate of income tax to 3% from 20%. The law prepared by the Cabinet pursuant to this order, provides for the introduction of innovations in 2021, as well as zeroing of the rate of profit tax in the part payable to the regional budgets.
The Russian government does not use hackers, said Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov in an interview with CNBC, expressing confidence that the false suspicions in this will not negatively affect Russian economy.
Last Thursday, the national cybersecurity center in the UK said it was working with the United States and Canada to identify hacker attacks affecting pharmaceutical companies and scientists in several countries. According to the center associated with Russian hackers tried to steal in three countries, data on the development of a vaccine from COVID-19. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov has denied the accusations saying that Russia has nothing to do with this situation irrelevant.
Measures of the "group of 20" would prevent the worst scenario in the world economy in a pandemic COVID-19, said the head of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation Anton Siluanov, speaking at a meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank governors "group of twenty", which took place on Saturday via videoconference.
"Taken "twenty" measures to support the economy and the population both at national and international level was effective and timely, which allowed to prevent the implementation of the most negative scenarios of development of world economy," Siluanov quoted in the message of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation.
Andrei Ivanov was appointed first Deputy Minister of economic development of the Russian Federation, this position will oversee large investment projects and the implementation of agreements on the protection and promotion of investments, reported on the Ministry's website.
Ivanov moved to a new position as Deputy Minister of Finance. Thus, the head of Ministry of economic development Maxim Reshetnikov now two first deputies - Ivanov promoted to first Deputy Minister, along with Mikhail Babich.
The UK Supreme court will make the final decision on debt of Ukraine to Russia on Eurobonds no earlier than autumn, told RIA Novosti in court.
The decision on the debt dispute between the two countries was expected this summer, but due to the pandemic in the fashion industry, its adoption was postponed. The size of the debt, as was stated by Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, at the end of last year, subject to penalties for delays has already reached $ 4.5 billion.
The government of the Russian Federation submitted to the state Duma a bill on the "tax maneuver" in the IT industry and the tax residency should be from the database of the lower house of Parliament.
Russian President Vladimir Putin in late June, proposed to be held in the IT-industry tax maneuver, including permanently lower the rate of insurance contributions of companies to 7.6 per cent from the current 14%, and the rate of income tax to 3% from 20%. The bill was prepared in pursuance of this mandate, and provides for the introduction of such innovations in 2021.
Russian companies are not ready for a full transition to the domestic software, as not all classes have alternative to foreign software such opinion RIA Novosti was expressed by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of "SearchInform" Lev Matveev.
On Thursday, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin in his presentation at the panel discussion with the participation of the IT industry, pointed out that state agencies and state-owned companies until 2021 should coordinate the plans used FOR substitution of foreign for domestic.
The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin instructed to create a portal "Work in Russia" list of best practices of internships for prospective graduates and expressed the hope that the citizens despite the difficult situation not only retain jobs, but also be able to find new jobs.
"I would like in addition to the above to give the following instructions. You can see from today's conversation that the subjects of the Russian Federation, employers have best practices of service of training for future graduates. This is a very important question. Here I would like to ask the Ministry of labour to create the portal "Work in Russia" the list of such best practices, and the Ministry of education, Ministry of education to organize from the beginning of 2021 for use by educational organizations of this service for the direction of future graduates in these internships, identifying the source of their funding," he said at a meeting on the situation in the labour market.
The dollar by the end of the current year will fall to 66 rubles, with this exchange rate and the average annual price of oil in 50 dollars for barrel the budget deficit of Russia will be in 2020 at 5% of GDP, said in an interview with RIA Novosti General Director of rating Agency "Expert RA" Sergey Tishchenko.
The last time the dollar was trading around 66 rubles at the beginning of March this year. However, after the collapse of OPEC transactions and statements of a number of countries of the former Alliance on plans to increase production at rapidly falling demand due to the coronavirus began a steep dive in oil prices. The ruble is not stand the pressure and began to weaken: the value of the dollar in the second half of March has jumped to above 80 rubles.