Low-cost airline plans to create in Belarus, reported the Minister of transport and communications Alexei Avramenko.
"We thought about creating, say, the second Belarusian company (after the "Belavia" - ed.) more than budget for the development of competition and passenger traffic. First Grodno direction under consideration, the airport "Grodno" and "Airline Grodno". So in the near future we will take a decision on the development of this type of transportation," said Avramenko in an interview to the STV channel, which is shown on Sunday.
The confrontation on the global economic stage, expressed in the introduction by several countries of different kinds of restrictions and sanctions will affect Russia, but not drastically, because Russia has a huge potential growth, said the President of the country Vladimir Putin.
Speaking in an interview on TV channel "Russia 1" on imposed by Washington against a number of countries, including Russia, the sanctions, he expressed confidence that the crisis in the international economic arena will continue. According to him, "this is due to the reluctance of some countries to accept that appear or have appeared effective global competitors."
The government of Russia will spend 320 million rubles for subsidies to shipping companies which are engaged in sea and river cruises, the corresponding order is published on the website of the Cabinet.
"By order of the Chairman of the government Michael mishustina 320 million roubles will be allocated for subsidies to shipping companies engaged in Maritime and river cruises. The money they can spend on payments on lease contracts", - stated in the message.
KIA Rio became the most popular among Russians foreign car, for the first half of 2020, the country has sold 36 416 cars of this model, according to the Agency "AUTOSTAT".
Second and third place of the rating took Hyundai Creta (29 554 sold cars) and Volkswagen Polo (21341).
The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin has approved a road map for the transformation of the business climate in the sphere of corporate governance, the press service of the Cabinet.
"The most important provisions of corporate regulation would be updated taking into account the needs of the business community. To this end, the Chairman of the government Mikhail Mishustin has approved a road map for the transformation of the business climate (TDK) in the field of corporate governance", - stated in the message.
At key rail terminals to container shipments from China to Europe, there were enormous traffic jams. This, for example, Alashan, in the Xinjiang (where the train goes through Kazakhstan and Russia to Central Europe) and a few others. In China, the terminals proudly call the "land ports", show their foreign guests as an example of the use of artificial intelligence and other new technologies in organization of logistic process. And now, even artificial intelligence is not helping.
Namely, through the Alashan to Europe in that year went to ten trains a day, now 19, and still a part of them is delayed, the graphics are broken. Chinanski terminal in XI'an this year has already sent almost twice as many trains on the European direction than last year. That's when I remembered that there was a plan for the development and construction of Railways in Europe (2016-2019), which is fulfilled by 2018, and now the transportation load has increased by a third over itself.
The sensitivity shown by the company in a crisis situation, sometimes able to increase the loyalty of the public towards her, said in an interview with RIA Novosti British consultant on public relations Eugene Veranico.
In recent years, several well-known companies, both Russian and foreign, were in the center of large mediastinal.
The Russian economy is now in a state of stagnation, which cannot be overcome without carrying out sufficient structural reforms, said the head of the accounts chamber Alexey Kudrin, speaking on Saturday from lecture to graduates of the Russian economic school (NES).
Kudrin said that, as Russia will have in the coming years to move fast from oil structure of the economy, it needs a much more significant investment in human capital: public spending on science and education, according to him, it is necessary to increase by 1% of GDP, and even for the same volume of expenditure on health.
The government needs to act more decisively in combating the current crisis, providing more substantial support to the economy and population, said the head of the accounts chamber Alexey Kudrin, speaking on Saturday from lecture to graduates of the Russian economic school (NES).
"We are a little slow to respond to the challenges of this crisis, which is not similar (to the crises of previous years - ed.) and our old formulas don't always work. That's why we need to act more decisively," said Kudrin.
Brazil and Latin America, which sharply increases the number of people infected with coronavirus, the first to receive the drug "Aviewer," said the head of the Russian direct investment Fund (RDIF) Kirill Dmitriev.
"We have received a request from more than 50 countries, and definitely a priority for us are those countries where sharply increasing number of coronavirus infections. This, of course, Brazil and many other Latin American countries," said Dmitriev in an interview via Skype on the channel "Russia 1".
"Rosnano" is ready to consider various options for the exit of the project on creation of gas turbine GTE-110M at a fair price and open to possible negotiations, told RIA Novosti in the company.
"Like any investor, we are ready at this stage to consider various options for exiting its "gas Turbine technology" at a fair price and open to possible negotiations. Before the transaction the outputs from any projects not comment", - said the Agency "RUSNANO".
Recession due COVID-19 in the Euro area becomes deeper and threatens to tear the currency Union of the EU, said the European Commissioner for Economics, Paolo Gentiloni in an interview with Welt.
"The latest economic figures are warning the recession is deeper than expected, and the economic development of countries in the Eurozone is becoming more and more uneven than expected in the spring. In Italy, France and Spain, the economy is collapsing at 10-11%. That's a lot. Other economies, such as Denmark, Poland, Sweden or Germany - yet, apparently, better able to cope with the crisis, there minus is around 4-6%. What we have always warned, confirmed: the recession because COVID-19 threatens to tear apart the Eurozone", - he said.
The Ministry of communications of the Russian Federation develops methodological recommendations for the digital transformation of state-owned companies, tested them in the Railways and "Mail of Russia" plans to present for use in the third quarter, told RIA Novosti press-service of the Ministry.
The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin said Thursday that state-owned companies must prepare a programme of digital transformation, which provides priority use of domestic software solutions. These programs will be considered by the Commission for digital development.
DTEK became the first company in Ukraine, which entered the Hydrogen Association of Europe, bringing together leaders in the field of application of hydrogen technologies in Europe, said on Saturday the press service of the company.
"European local energy system transformirovalsya. Renewable energy sources are a greater strain on the existing network, and carbon energy ceases to be sustainable environmentally and economically. The use of hydrogen opens up opportunities for the decarbonization of the key sectors of the economy, as well as to build a new sector of the economy and creation of additional workplaces", - the press service quoted DTEK's Director for innovations Emanuele Volpe.
Gas imports to Ukraine from the EU has reached 70 million cubic meters per day, this is a record figure in 2014, when the country is still imported gas from Russia, said Saturday the head of the LLC "Operator GTS of Ukraine" Sergey Makogon.
"Gas imports from the EU reached 70 million cubic meters a day. This is a record since 2014, when there were import from Russia," - he wrote in Facebook.
Attendance of shopping centers in Moscow increased by the end of June to 70% of the level prior to the introduction of restrictive measures COVID-19, according to the website of the mayor of the capital on Saturday.
"By the end of June the average density of the flow of visitors to shopping centres recovered to 70 percent from pre-crisis levels. A thousand square meters there are on average 239 people", - reported on the website of the mayor with reference to the Deputy mayor of Moscow for economic policy and property and land relations Vladimir Yefimov.
The Russian government has approved the project on expansion of the scope of application of the simplified system of taxation, reported Saturday on the website of the Cabinet.
Amendments be made to the draft law "On introducing amendments to Chapter 262 of the Tax code of the Russian Federation in the implementation of certain provisions of the national project "Small and medium entrepreneurship and support of individual business initiative".
One of the largest U.S. banks Wells Fargo demanded that several employees remove Chinese app TikTok with corporate phones, according to the Agency Bloomberg with reference to the official representative of the Bank.
"We identified a small number of Wells Fargo employees with corporate devices, which were installed TikTok," - said the Agency representative of the Bank. According to him "in response to concern about the protection of personal information and control and security measures TikTok and because the corporate device should be used only for work, we have instructed these officers to remove the app from devices."
About 120 borrowers from late may to June inclusive was sent to the Central Bank of Russia complaints against banks because of incorrect replacement of vacation credit on its own program of restructuring, the number of appeals because of problems with the design of postponing loan payments reduced, said RIA Novosti in the press service of the regulator.
With the beginning of the pandemic in the fashion industry, many borrowers found themselves in a difficult situation due to declining revenues. To help citizens, in early April, a law was passed about credit vacation, allowing those whose income decreased more than 30%, to obtain a deferment of payments on loans.
A direct flight from Vladivostok to the capital of Crimea Simferopol for the first time made the airline "Russia", reports the Vladivostok international airport.
Flights to the capital of the Republic of Crimea is scheduled weekly on Saturdays, departure from Vladivostok at 9.50. The flights are wide-body aircraft, the Boeing 747-400, with seats in the business class. Flight time is about 10 hours. The operator of the Charter programs is the company "Biblio-Globus".
The founder of Tesla and SpaceX Elon Musk have bypassed several billionaires in the list of world's richest people, according to information on the website Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Condition 49-the summer businessman from the United States increased by 6.1 billion on Friday and reached 70.5 billion. It is noted that this contributed to the rise in the stock prices of Tesla, about a fifth of which belongs to the Mask 11 percent.
An economist and leading researcher of Moscow state University Andrey Kolganov in an interview with channel "360" praised the idea of holding the denomination of the ruble and spoke about its possible negative effect.
In his opinion, without calculations it is difficult to assess whether some use the denomination or not, but if you change the scale of prices a hundred times, they may be rounding up. This, he said, will lead to a slight price increase.
The US President Donald trump said that not even thinking about the second phase of the trade deal with China.
"I still do not think. Relations with China were seriously damaged. They could stop the infection, but did not stop... to be honest, I have many other things in the head" - he said to journalists on Friday.
The Finance Ministry is preparing the mechanisms to further stimulate the IT industry, including direct support to companies for innovation and start-UPS, said the Ministry.
"Now is also preparing mechanisms to further stimulate the domestic IT industry, which include both direct support to companies for innovation and startups and the stimulation of demand, the development of PPP partnerships and human capacity in this sector", - stated in the message.
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.
Rosaviatsia has sent an address to the aviation authorities of several countries, with proposals on the resumption of flights already received responses of interest to resume flights, the Agency reports.
"Rosaviatsia has already sent a statement to the aviation authorities of several States with proposals and mutual resumption of international flights. Aviation authorities of individual States have already sent their responses on the interest to resume flights", - is spoken in the message.
The Bank of Russia said unusually high for recent years in Russia the demand for cash, it follows from the information-analytical review of the Central Bank "Liquidity of the banking sector and money market."
"Under the influence of a temporary increase in uncertainty about the prospects for the development of the macroeconomic situation in the context of pandemic coronavirus has significantly increased the value of deposits. For this reason, remained unusually high for recent years, the demand for cash", - stated in the materials.
Russian IT companies still have a lot to do to create the competition of foreign software on industrial scale, now many domestic developments have weaknesses, said the head of "cyber security Agency", member of expert Council of state Duma Committee on information policy Evgeny Lifshitz.
On Thursday, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin in his presentation, shown during a speech 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.
Informationas the head of the analytical center "Alpari" Alexander Razuvaev came up with the idea of holding a denomination of the Russian currency in 100 times, according to "Vedomosti".
Earlier, the Central Bank said that the volume of cash in circulation reached a record value 12.42 trillion rubles. According to the regulator, last month, this amount increased by 3.5 percent.
Leading expert of the national energy security Fund Igor Yushkov called analysts in the Wall Street Journal that the price of oil in 2025 could rise above $ 150 per barrel, "a pretty bold statement." This told RT.
In his opinion, similar prices may occur with a significant deficit.
The index of industrial production in Russia in January-may 2020 accounted for 97.6%, a decrease compared to the same period last year, while leaders came Tyumen oblast, and at the end of the list of Tuva, according to a study by RIA Novosti.
In January-may 2019 the index of industrial production in Russia amounted to 102,2%. According to experts, the decline in production has had a significant influence pandemic coronavirus infection.
The Saga of building the "Nord stream — 2" is nearing its logical end, and the plot thickens: defense Minister of Germany has to answer the charges that earned gas money to Russia "will be able to spend on military purposes".
Associated aggravation with the fact that the Danish energy Agency was allowed to use for laying the remaining half a hundred kilometers of pipes vessels with anchor positioning. In this case, and the fact of issuance of the permit, and the terms in which it was made, point to the fundamental geopolitical changes.
New taxation mechanism that serves the Russian authorities will support small business in a pandemic coronavirus and will help entrepreneurs in the future, in any crisis, told RIA Novosti the main tax Advisor of the law firm Tax Compliance Yulia Pavlova.
The government of the Russian Federation at the meeting on Tuesday considered amendments to the bill on support for entrepreneurs working under the simplified tax system (STS). This is one of the tax regimes for small business when is tax payable on the common system of taxation you can choose between: 6% from all received by the owner of the income, or 15% when the object of taxation is "income minus expenses".
Russia for several years already more or less adapted to the sanctions, therefore, the risks of a second wave of coronavirus and new quarantine measures are more dangerous to the ruble than the possible new Western sanctions against Russia, believe polled by RIA Novosti experts.
Currently the exchange rate is affected by several factors: oil prices, output non-residents of the OFZ, coronavirus and possible sanctions because of the "Nord stream -2", says head of personal brokerage services "BCS" Sergei Kuchin.
The leasing market in Russia could be reduced by 30-50% for the year on the background of the crisis and stop the number of plants in the first and second quarters due to pandemic coronavirus, according to a review of the National rating Agency (NRA), which is available to RIA Novosti.
Analysts predict a decline in the share of leasing in GDP by the end of 2020, by analogy with the crisis of 2008-2009 and 2014-2015 years, when the reduction of this macroparasites 7.8% and 2% respectively, the share of leasing it decreased to 0.5-1%. "According to forecasts of the NRA, the decline in GDP in 2020 may reach 4-6%, thus, on the background of reduction of investments into fixed capital can expect compression of the market of leasing of 30-50%," - stated in the materials.
Russian banks record a gradual recovery in demand for POS loans (issued directly to retail outlets - ed.) but overall, the market has not returned to the previous year, according to a survey by RIA Novosti among banks, as well as materials for credit institutions.
According to him, the recovery will due to deferred customer demand and the General fall of income in connection with a reduction in wages or job loss. But overall market is still not back to last year, he added.
Primorsky Krai rose to 21st position in the National rating of investment climate and took 34 th place, according to the government of the region.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday held a video session of the Supervisory Council of the Agency for strategic initiatives (ASI). General Director of the Agency Svetlana Cumshewa presented the results of the National rating of investment climate in regions of Russia by the end of 2019.
Global shipments of personal computers (desktops, laptops and workstations) in the second quarter increased by 11.2% yoy to 72.3 million devices, because of the preservation of isolation in many countries boosted demand for notebooks, according to a preliminary estimate by research firm International Data Corporation (IDC).
First place in shipments in the reporting quarter took, HP - 18,082 million units, an increase of 17.7% yoy. The company's share on the market grew to 25% from 23.6% in the second quarter of 2019. The second place on volume of deliveries went to Lenovo with 17,411 million computers (an increase of 7.4% year-on-year), its market share dropped to 24.1% from 24.9% a year earlier.
To obtain the contribution in the Bank after the revocation of his license must apply to the Agency on insurance of contributions (ASV), which is responsible for reviewing claims for compensation on deposits in case of revocation or cancellation of license of the Central Bank, said the Agency "Prime" a senior counselor of KSK Grupp Irina Mikheeva.
Limit the amount of compensation is 1.4 million rubles.
The Association of Russian banks (ADB) proposes to freeze at 25 days received a potential Scam transfers, and to transfer their personal data to their victims, to have been more likely to return the stolen funds to the bill, which is available to RIA Novosti.
In February, the Central Bank said that banks return to Russia only every seventh ruble, translated without their consent, that is, 15% of the total amount stolen. The low level of compensation is related to the fact that many of the clients themselves give information to scammers who use social engineering techniques. And if the client is compromised the data card or remote banking service, the Bank has the right by law not to return him the money.
After a volatile beginning of the year for oil prices may in the future climb above $ 100 per barrel and reach $ 150 by 2025, allow analysts quoted by the newspaper Wall Street Journal.
As writes the edition, some experts predict a fall in investments in oil and gas production, which can lead to price spikes above $ 100 per barrel. "This financial pressure will be significant. Some manufacturers will be really difficult to implement mining... Prices can quite easily reach $ 150 by 2025", - the newspaper quoted Director of the Northern investment Capital Trace Trevor wood (Trevor Woods).
. Modern IT-companies are forced to "pay tribute" to Apple and Google, said the Vice-President Ilya perekopsky Telegram. A fragment of his speech published by the Kremlin pool RIA Novosti.
"It turns out that early in Tatarstan was the headquarters of the Golden Horde, and everybody brought tribute to Tatarstan. And now there's a bet somewhere in San Francisco, about a "Golden bridge," and all brought tribute there," he said at a panel discussion with the participation of Prime Minister Mikhail mishustina.
Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the Russian government to increase by 100 billion rubles, the volume of guarantees issued by the Bank in order to provide loans to support employment, a report thereon should be submitted before August 1, reported on the Kremlin website.
"The government of the Russian Federation: ... to Provide for the increase of 100 billion rubles the volume of the output state development Corporation "WEB.Of the Russian Federation" guarantees to ensure loans to companies and individual entrepreneurs operating in sectors of the Russian economy, the worst affected in the deteriorating situation with the spread of novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19), and socially oriented non-profit organizations for emergency needs to support and preserve the employment, resumption of activities", - stated in the list of instructions following Putin's appeal to Russians.
Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government to ensure the adoption until July 24 laws on tax maneuver in IT and the increase in personal income tax for incomes over 5 million rubles per year, the corresponding order published on the Kremlin website following the President's address to the citizens of the Russian Federation from June 23, 2020.
"To provide entering into the legislation of the Russian Federation of amendments related to the establishment on a permanent basis for organizations operating in the field of information technology, tariffs of insurance contributions to state extra-budgetary funds, not exceeding a total of 7.6% and rate for tax on profit of organizations to be credited to the budgets of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, in the amount of 0%", - stated in the order.
Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government by August to report on the allocation of the regions with additional financial support in the amount of 100 billion rubles, reported on the Kremlin website.
"The government of the Russian Federation... to provide the budgets of constituent entities of the Russian Federation additional financial support in the amount of 100 billion rubles (in addition to allocated from the Federal budget budget appropriations in the amount of 200 billion rubles) to ensure that they are balanced against the need to encourage the Russian regions with high growth rates of investment expenditure and of the required priority reimbursement of expenses of budgets of subjects of the Russian Federation and the shortfall of their revenues in connection with the adoption of decisions at the Federal level", - stated in the instructions.
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin supported the idea of establishing a system for the evaluation of the quality of the investment climate in the municipalities. The proposal was made by the head of "OPORA Russia" Alexander Kalinin at the meeting of the Supervisory Board of the Agency for strategic initiatives (ASI), which is headed by Putin.
"The recently passed national vote on the new Constitution, and in this regard, when the local authorities... are included in the system of public authority, from our point of view, it would be possible for next year to strengthen and make mandatory in terms of regulatory presence in the regions of the system to assess the quality of the investment climate in the municipalities", - said Kalinin during the meeting. Now ASI publishes a national rating of investment climate in the regions.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the national rating of investment climate in Russian regions should be more receptive to the demands of the business.
"National rating must become more receptive, sensitive barometer of the needs of business," the President said at the meeting of the Supervisory Board of the Agency for strategic initiatives.
The CPS has proposed to resume air services with several countries, according to RBC with reference to the letter of the Deputy head of the Department Mikhail Orlov, which he sent to the Federal air transport Agency and the transport Ministry.
The document stated Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Finland, China, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Mongolia.
Sberbank launches a new system of payment services SberPay, which allows you to pay for purchases online and in retail stores, for use should the mobile application of the Bank, the report said the largest Russian Bank.
"SberPay allows you to pay online on sites and app and offline in retail outlets equipped with POS-terminals of Sberbank, accepting contactless payment. It's enough to have a mobile application "Sberbank Online", - said in the message.
The Deputy head of the security Council, Dmitry Medvedev, the most difficult moments of his tenure the Prime Minister called the economic crisis, sanctions and the adoption of unpopular decisions, in particular, the change in the pension system.
In an interview with the publishing house "Komsomolskaya Pravda", answering the question of which moments were the most severe during the working Prime Minister, Medvedev noted that the work of the Chairman of the government complex and operational: "always something happening", every day to make decisions to release documents that directly affect people's lives.
Oil prices Thursday morning showed multidirectional dynamics on the background of signs of recovery in U.S. demand, while being under the pressure of fears of the resumption of quarantine measures, according to the auction.
As at 7.43 MSK price of the September futures for North sea petroleum mix of mark Brent have grown on 0,05% - to 43.31 USD per barrel. August futures for WTI crude oil became cheaper by 0.1% to 40.86 USD per barrel.
The Board of the Bank of Russia, which since the end of January 2018 reviews complaints top-managers and owners of financial institutions from the "black list", rehabilitated 291 helper list and dismissed the complaints 242 financiers, said in a press release of the regulator.
"The Commission runs from 28 January 2018, and during this time 291 upheld the complaint. 242 complaints made decision to refuse" - said in the message.
Crimea will prepare a feasibility study of the construction of a direct railway route from Kerch to Simferopol, the head of the Republic Sergey Aksenov.
Now iron the road from Kerch to Simferopol passes through the city of Dzhankoy in Northern Crimea. A big part of it is single track, and line from Kerch to Dzhankoy is not electrified.
The Russians there are many ways to transfer money to another person, and even in one Bank there may be several options for different prices. The transfer fee may depend not only on amounts but also on the way of committing it: for example, the Bank application is free of charge, at the office - no longer exists.
Recently a significant role in reducing the cost of remittances play a financial power. So, for more than a year working System of quick payments (SBP), the Bank of Russia, which you can use for free to transfer up to 100 thousand rubles a month, knowing only the phone number of the recipient of funds. It is already connected all major banks, and the number of participants continues to grow.
Some Russian banks are planning to lower mortgage rates, while a number of players had already improved the conditions for such lending and further decisions in this area will depend on the market situation, the survey of credit institutions conducted by RIA Novosti.
On Tuesday the savings Bank has lowered rates on mortgages by 0.5 percentage points. According to the Deputy Chairman of the management Board, Bank Vozrozhdenie Natalia Shabuninoj, the credit institution is considering the possibility of reducing in the near future interest rates on mortgage loans on both the primary and the secondary housing. Bank "Zenit" will soon reduce the rate "classic military" mortgage, said Deputy Chairman of the management Board of the Bank Dmitry Yurin.
The canadian company Kinross Gold will begin development of a new gold Deposit in the Chukotka region, said in his Instagram account the region's Governor Roman Kopin.
"Kinrossrussia will continue to work in Chukotka. The company will develop a new field Qianmian. Kinross Gold is present in the region for almost 15 years - an example of a socially responsible company that cares about the environment and traditions of the indigenous peoples of the area. Glad to continue cooperation," wrote Kopin.
Almost half of Russians, who took a loan, never been married, and married people make up 37% of the total number of borrowers, the study says the financial online platform Webbankir, which is available to RIA Novosti.
The company conducted a study based on the analysis of more than 100 thousand loans across the country. According to Webbankir, 13% of borrowers of MFIs are divorced, about 2% are widowers.
Russia has not yet reached the bottom of the crisis caused by the pandemic coronavirus, the problems of the small and medium business will start in late summer, autumn or before the end of the year, said the Chairman of the SKOLKOVO Foundation, a former Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich during his speech at the forum Innoprom.
"The peculiarity of this crisis is its global character, in the first place. It is much more global than any of the crises that was in the past has probably, I don't know, 30-40 years. Because any of the other crises was much less global, it could even be a financial crisis in 2008, especially our own local crises. This crisis has affected the whole world," said he, answering the question, what are the specifics of the current crisis caused by the pandemic coronavirus.
Uzbekistan and the world trade organization after nearly 15-year hiatus, resumed on Tuesday, the meeting of the joint working party on the accession of WTO, the pandemic is in the early stages it has passed in a videoconference, said Tuesday the press service of the Ministry of investment and foreign trade (MEWT) of the Republic.
Uzbekistan acquired observer status in the General agreement on tariffs and trade in June 1994, and in 1998 established a working group meeting of the country's accession to the WTO. In subsequent years, the working group met only three times, the latest in October 2005. Earlier, the foreign Ministry hoped that the working group meetings will begin in late March - early April of this year. However, due to the pandemic coronavirus in these dates meetings to resume failed.
The security of the country's own seeds is especially important in a pandemic and in other adverse scenarios, it is an element of food security, said Deputy head of the security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev.
Medvedev noted that the selection achievements of the Russian scientific organizations are not so significant. "However, given the various problems in the world economy and medical problems, including a pandemic, it is clear that the provision of seeds and all planting material in a number of farms - an element, indeed, in the literal sense, food security, because now the markets are closed the country to communicate much less, borders on the lock, and in this respect no one can provide, if we ourselves do not provide, for example, the seed material in a particular difficult situation," he said.
Deputy Chairman of the Russian security Council, Dmitry Medvedev called the problems in Russian agriculture that need to be addressed to ensure food security of the country.
"It is not surprising that foreign seed is much more in demand among our farmers than domestic... This directly contradicts the principles established doctrine. So you need to think about how to centralize the work of seed selection: from research to implementation into production", - said Medvedev at the meeting on the implementation of the provisions of the food security doctrine of the Russian Federation. He added that this issue can be the most difficult, "which we still have little success".
Iran has reduced oil production to a minimum over the last 40 years on the background of nearly full storage because of the impact of the pandemic in the fashion industry, and falling oil exports, reported Reuters.
According to calculations of the Agency, oil production in the country amounted to only 1.9 million barrels a day in June, about half from the level of production in Iran in 2018 and the lowest level since 1981. Along with the production decreased and oil refining. As the Agency with reference to FGE, oil refining in may dropped to 1.4 million barrels per day from 1.5 million barrels a day in April, in February the figure was 1.8 million barrels per day.
In the Scenarios intend to study the world experience in combating the "gray" wages legally wages must be beneficial to employers and employees, said the Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on budget and fenningham Anatoly Artamonov.
The Senator held a roundtable on the theme: "Gray" wages: problems and ways of their solution".
The state Duma adopted in the second and third reading a law specifying the list of operations with funds subject to obligatory control. Including the law strengthens control over cash transactions for the sum from 600 thousand roubles and to introduce compulsory monitoring of postal orders from 100 thousand rubles.
Now banks are required to perform such monitoring and to inform Rosfinmonitoring, with the withdrawal of the legal person or the crediting of cash in the amount of 600 thousand rubles and more, if it is not due to the nature of its business. The law introduces control of such operations, regardless of the nature of economic activity of legal entities (i.e., all such cash transactions for that amount will be controlled).
The state Duma plenary session on Tuesday adopted a law on oil spills, which will require companies engaged in the extraction, storage and transportation of petroleum products, have a reserve of funds in the accounts, Bank guarantee or insurance from oil spills.
The bill was introduced in the state Duma in January 2018 and adopted in the first reading in March of the same year. However, the environment Committee then made a number of comments. Key among them was the absence in the bill of specific mechanisms to establish financial guarantees for the prevention and liquidation of oil spills on land. Also, the bill was not disclosed, as relate to the plans for oil spill response plans of action for the prevention and elimination of emergency situations was noted by the Committee. In early June, after the situation with the oil spill in Norilsk, the Committee asked the Vice-Premier of Victoria Abramchenko to accelerate the introduction into the state Duma amendments to the bill. Last week the government introduced amendments to the bill.
The head of "Mail of Russia" Maxim Akimov asked the Russian President Vladimir Putin to support two new projects of the company in the field of electronic Commerce ("e-Mail-business") and the creation of social centres in the countryside.
"We have big plans for new products... we Have two ideas... and So we ask here for support, rather it is a coordinating nature. But I think these two stories for good development, and social and economic, would be very useful," - said Akimov at the meeting with Putin.
The state Duma adopted the law "On state support of entrepreneurial activities in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation".
The document defines the legal regime, the procedure of entrepreneurial activities and support policies in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation. To controls this area related Ministry of Russia and the management company (Corporation of development of the Far East). The Ministry will be able to exercise normative-legal regulation and a number of other functions and the management company, including, to accept applications and conclude agreements on the implementation of investment activities, maintain a registry of residents of the Arctic zone.
The state Duma adopted the law on granting privileges on income tax and VAT, as well as the introduction of the deduction of mineral extraction tax in the implementation of new projects in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation. He is part of the government package aimed at the state support and stimulation of entrepreneurial activities in the Arctic.
The law resets the tax rate on the profit of organizations in the part transferred to the Federal budget, provided that the region lowers its portion of the tax rate. These rates will apply for 10 years from the date of receipt of the first profit from activities in the Arctic zone under the investment agreement. But for this to make separate accounting of incomes (expenditures) received from this and other activities.
Pandemic coronavirus could be the impetus for long-term growth of cybercrime in Russia, said in an interview with RIA Novosti CEO and founder of the international company Group-IB, specializing in the prevention of cyber-attacks, Ilya Sachkov.
The expert compared the current situation with the crisis of 1990-ies when many Russians, including those from disadvantaged families, out of work, but now with the development of the Internet descriptions of the offences were available online.
The state program "Affordable rent" will subsidize up to a quarter of the cost of purchasing vehicles careregular companies and lessors, the appropriate decree was signed by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, said the Cabinet.
It is noted that under the program, the purchased vehicle must be made in Russia. "The new mechanism will make the hire and leasing of cars more attractive. With it, in 2020 it is planned to implement up to 14 thousand vehicles of domestic production," says the government.
The number of Russian citizens, whose income is less than 15 thousand rubles per month, increased to 44.6% in June, according to RBC, citing a survey by the order of SC "Rosgosstrakh life" together with the scientific and technical center "Perspektiva".
In February this indicator was equal to 38.1 per cent. Also increased the number of Russians living on less than five thousand. In addition, every fifth Respondent reported a significant drop in income due to pandemic coronavirus infection, and every tenth — total loss of earnings.
Oil prices on Tuesday morning correctional decline after rising during trading on Monday, according to the auction.
As at 7.42 GMT, the September futures price for North sea petroleum mix of mark Brent fell by 0.42% to 42.92 USD per barrel. August futures for WTI crude oil dropped by 0.37% to 40,48 USD per barrel.
Roskoshestvo spent two years follow-up study of mattresses, which have shown improvement in the quality of the product, although not without its flaws, said in a statement.
In the test included products the seven most popular brands: five models of bilateral and two unilateral. The study, in particular, was conducted on the contents of unsafe substances (formaldehyde, hydrogen cyanide, alcohols, toxins), comfort (thickness of layers and the number of springs, the deformation of soft elements), for durability and shrinkage.
Government Commission on legislative activities did not support the bill of the liberal democratic party, which proposes to increase from 1 million to 5 million rubles worth of deposits, with income that will be subject to tax, beginning in 2021, the draft of the Commission's findings.
The bill developed by the Vice speaker of the state Duma Igor Lebedev, head of the state Duma Committee on labour and social policy Yaroslav Nilavum and Deputy Dmitry Fistulous.
Four collectible emerald with a total mass of 4.8 kg was found at the Kirov mine of the state Corporation "rostec" in the Sverdlovsk region is the first mass find stones of this quality for the last 20 years, said Monday the Corporation.
Emeralds were found on the conveyor belt for sorting stones. Currently, the nuggets are assessed by the Gokhran of Russia, their total value, according to the company, can reach 40 thousand dollars.
Russia is often criticized for the fact that she is "sitting on the oil needle", but in fact it also has other powerful manufacturing capabilities, and "coronavirus" crisis, the Russian economy was "not so scary" – proof. This opinion article for publication JB Press expressed the Japanese economist Yusuke Ootsubo.
The Russian economy, "tempered" the fight against Western sanctions, has shown, according to the author, the unexpected ability to resist against the impact of the pandemic coronavirus.
Internet attackers have found a new method of attacks on banks and companies - distributed for a long time attack to conduct sabotage or espionage, said in an interview with RIA Novosti CEO and founder of the international company Group-IB, specializing in the prevention of cyber-attacks, Ilya Sachkov.
The attack can be distributed for a long time, even for several years: in 2017, made the first action, in 2018 - the second in 2019 - the third, in 2020 the fourth, therefore, to link these actions to a serial chain is very difficult, explained nets.
Russians better to get credit 5-7 days after receipt of salaries - in this case, even if the employer is a little delayed salary or date of payment falls on a weekend day, it will be possible to prevent the delay, told RIA Novosti President of the National Association of professional collection agencies (NAPCA) Elman Mehdiyev.
"In the current realities we advise borrowers even more careful approach to the decision to make a loan and remember a few simple rules that will not allow you to go into default, albeit technical. The loan or credit it is better to make 5-7 days after receiving the salary, so it will always be possible to avoid technical delay, if the employer paid a bit late or the date of payment falls on a day off," he advises.
The biggest salary for the work can be done remotely, in Russia, unable to chief accountants to 250 thousand rubles per month, the report said service recruitment Work.ru available to RIA Novosti.
And the income of a translator from English to "distance" can be from 150 to 200 thousand rubles. The total revenue of the specialist will depend on the number of orders. However, he can choose the types of texts for translation, depending on the area of interest.
The Russian audit chamber will analyse the effectiveness of the system of compulsory medical insurance (OMS), as well as the spending budget on the organization of primary health care, appropriate changes were made to the plan monitoring measures for 2020, published on the Agency's website.
Also in the current year the auditors of the audit chamber will analyse the priority measures of the state socio-economic policies until 2024 and the impact of intergovernmental transfers on the implementation of national projects. In addition, the updated audit plan of the Department includes analysis of the implementation of the state youth policy in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in 2018-2020 and analysis of the effects of measures on ecological rehabilitation of water objects in the years 2012-2019, and the past period of 2020.
German experts assessed the resolution of Denmark to finish the construction of the pipeline "Nord stream — 2" in the territorial waters of the Kingdom with the help of new vessels.
Previously Danish energy Agency (DEA) has allowed to build the pipeline using the ships with the anchor positioning. They can be used both separately and in conjunction with vessels equipped with dynamic positioning system.
Pharmacy chain "Rigla" faced with a shortage of mercury thermometers, as the producers of these products lacks the components delivered from abroad, informed RIA Novosti the General Director of "Rigla", a member of one of the largest in the Russian market of pharmaceutical group "PROTEK" Alexander Filippov.
"In the pharmacy chain "Rigla" are several types of thermometers in different price segment. We encountered some outs only mercury thermometers. (the absence of the pharmacy necessary medicines or medical devices - ed.) the Producers of this commodity are experiencing a shortage of parts supplied from abroad", - he said.
The introduction of mandatory labeling of dairy products in Russia will be gradual and take place from January to October next year, said state Secretary, Deputy head of the Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation Viktor Evtukhov.
"Since last summer, is an experiment, it needs to end this year. For virtually three quarters from January 1 to October 1 - will be a phased implementation of mandatory labeling of dairy products. There special a sparing mode is selected, depending on the shelf life of products, from packaging and so on," said Evtukhov during an online conference at the international multimedia press center MIA "Russia today".
Russia can use barter transactions in the framework of military-technical cooperation, but only as an exception, said the Director of the Federal service for military-technical cooperation (FSMTC) Dmitry Shugaev.
"During Soviet times, such cooperation is really practiced. However, modern realities dictate otherwise. Global arms market is a market in the existing economic laws, and the trade still involves the sale of goods, not the exchange," - said Shugaev in an interview with the Serbian online resource, "the Voice of explicitness".
The first few days of the compulsory labelling of medicines and footwear in Russia are held without failure, said during an online conference, the state Secretary – Deputy Minister of industry and trade of the Russian Federation Viktor Evtukhov.
From 1 July 2020, Russia began mandatory labeling of drugs and shoes, and came into force a ban on the circulation of unmarked tobacco products.
The airline "Aeroflot" despite difficult conditions, commitment to flat rates, almost daily flies to the far East to Simferopol and Kaliningrad, the download is about 50%, said the head of the company Vitaly Savelyev at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
"With regard to our obligations under flat rates, we will carry them out and now, despite the fact that the playing conditions are difficult. We are flying in a slightly smaller volume because demand has fallen," said Savelyev.
The Russians will be easier to transfer money to own accounts in the banks-participants of System of payments: now just open the application Bank account in which to raise money, and to do inside one window requests the required amount from their accounts in other credit institutions, is spoken in the message of the CBR.
System of quick payments of the Bank of Russia allows to transfer money via the phone number, as well as to pay for goods and services through a QR code. In the future, in the framework of the system it is planned to develop other ways of payment, including setting up automatic subscription. Since may 1, the Russians are free to translate within the system to 100 thousand rubles per month.
The first sample Russian trains for high-speed Railways (HSR) that is capable of speeds up to 360 kilometers per hour, will be built in Russia in 2025, said the head of the technical policy of JSC "RZD" Vladimir Andreev.
Is considered a specialized high-speed electrified line double-track railway to operate trains at speeds of 200 to 400 kilometers per hour. Now in Russia there are no roads, and when there, they will need the appropriate train. The Railways have repeatedly noted that the main condition is the organization of their production in Russia. The Russian Railways and Sinara group businessman Dmitry Pumpyansky in 2019 established "Engineering center of railway transport", a pilot project which will be to develop and manufacture in Russia trains for HSR with a speed of 400 kilometers per hour.
Airline to the Far East it is planned to create on the basis of subsidiary airline "Aeroflot" - "Aurora", writes on Monday, the newspaper "Vedomosti" with reference to the road map of the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation.
As told the publication the employees of the two airlines far Eastern Federal district (FEFD) and confirmed two Federal officials, the Ministry of transport in late June sent out to other ministries, the government of the Sakhalin region, "Aeroflot" and "Aurora" road map for the creation of far Eastern airline.
Major Russian banks have variously estimated the population's demand for foreign currency deposits after the easing of restrictions due to pandemic coronavirus. Some players saw a revival, and other significant changes in the activity of customers do not watch. Moreover, if to compare with last year's figures, the demand for foreign currency deposits continues to decline, the survey of credit institutions conducted by RIA Novosti.
Thus, in VTB in may, the volume of new deposits in foreign currency increased in comparison with April and 17% in the ruble equivalent amounted to 28 billion. "The inflow of funds to deposits, including in foreign currency, most likely linked to the overall stabilization of the economic situation. The banks began to return the money that customers had withdrawn cash in a pandemic, but it is not spent", - stated in the credit institution.
The Argentine government made a new proposal to creditors to restructure the debt and extended the period for consideration should be the message of the Ministry of economy of the country.
The creditors quickly consent to the restructuring, will receive more favorable terms and compensation.
Russia to 2019 has entered the top 10 most attractive for foreign investors in Europe, again on the ninth line, the highest number of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Russia occupied Germany, according to the annual study "Investment attractiveness of Europe. Russia, 2019" international consulting company EY, which is available to RIA Novosti.
The study showed that last year was for Europe one of the most successful in terms of attracting FDI: foreign investors have invested in 6412 new projects in 47 countries, it is 0.9% more than the year before. "On the territory of Russia in 2019, foreign investors have invested in 191 project. This indicator has allowed Russia to maintain ninth place in the list of 20 most investment attractive countries. Compared to the year 2018, the number of FDI in our country decreased by 9%," - noted in EY.
The proportion of Russians living below the poverty line in 11 regions of the country in 2019 exceeds 20% in Russia on average it was above 12%, with Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district, the figure was a minimum of 5.6%, and in Tuva was a maximum of about 35%, according to a study RIA Novosti*.
The global crisis caused by a coronavirus, he said, and, as experts believe, will affect the standard of living of large numbers of people. For example, in Russia, about 1.5 million people lost their jobs because of the pandemic, and even more income declined, thus, in a significant number of families material resources will be less. The state has significantly increased financial support of the population, especially families with children, so that the negative effects of the economy can be partially offset by state aid.
The project of a major pipeline, Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) is closed due to uncertainty with prices and regulation, said in a press release the organizers of the project, Dominion Energy and Duke Energy.
"Despite a convincing victory in the Supreme court - seven for, two against - which confirmed the viability of the project and the decisions of regulators, recent developments and anticipated delay has created an unacceptable level of uncertainty for the ACP", - reads the statement of the companies.
Washington has failed to stop the export of Iranian oil, despite the desire to bring it to zero, said Sunday, the first Vice President of Iran eshaq Jahangiri.
"Oil, being the main source of income of Iran was under heavy sanctions. Under previous sanctions, the ceiling of the sales to Iran were identified in one million barrels of oil, then we sell up to 900 thousand barrels of oil. Now they (the Americans – ed.) said that the sale of Iran's oil should be zero, which, fortunately, they failed to do," said Jahangiri, whose words are included in the release on its website.
World Maritime industry against the background of a pandemic of a novel coronavirus COVID-19 faced a number of problems: appreciation of the work of the fleet through procurement of remedies, antiseptics and conduct tests (assays) on the virus, the impossibility in some cases, the time to change the crew restrictions in ports. As shipping companies of Russia cope with difficulties in day of the worker of sea and river fleet of Russia, RIA Novosti was told by representatives of the industry.
World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 10.9 million cases, more than 523 thousand people died.
"Rossiya airlines" started to fly from the cities of the Far East in Sochi and the Crimea, according to the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation.
"Today the airline "Russia" together with his travel partner, "Biblio-Globus" start program operations from the cities of the Far East in Sochi and Crimea. The first was the flight Khabarovsk – Simferopol", - is spoken in the message.
The appetite of Russians to foreign exchange increases as the easing of quarantine measures, showed a survey of credit institutions conducted by RIA Novosti: a number of large banks noted a significant increase in an average bill for such operations due to cancellation of the regime of self-isolation. Still grow he can with the opening of borders and starting of international flights, however, banks warn that there are big surprises should not wait.
Sberbank, however, significant fluctuations in the average check is not fixed. "In June this year, the average amount of a single exchange transaction corresponds to the average amount of similar operations in the period of self-isolation and exceeds a similar indicator of last year by 60%", - reported in the largest Russian Bank.
The demand for the Russian popular items for hygiene varies depending on the season, found out analysts of the Bank "Russian Standard". In autumn, shower gel buy more often than in the summer and spring actively stocking soap and washing powder. The results of the study are available to RIA Novosti.
Analysts examined data from June 2019 through may 2020 in the most popular categories of spending for all cash vouchers for payments with cards.
The US President Donald trump has signed the law on extension of the program of support of small businesses, said on Saturday the White house.
Initially the program of lending to small business at 660 billion dollars was valid until Tuesday, but Congress voted to extend until August 8.