Abrau-Gyurso has started production of grape seed oil

A group of companies “Abrau-Gyurs” has launched the production of its first food product – grape seed oil under the brand of the same name, a representative of the company told “Vedomosti”. According to him, the new products are already sold in shops and restaurants in the town of Abrav-Dyursa. It will soon enter the…

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Novatek is gaining a foothold in the Chinese gas market.

Chinese Shenergy Group will purchase more than 3 million tons of liquefied natural gas from the Arctic LNG 2 plant under construction within 15 years, Novatek reported. According to CEO Leonid Michelson, entering the fast-growing markets of the Asia-Pacific region is one of the key elements of the company’s strategy and the launch of the…

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Aeroflot has offered to sell tickets for non-guaranteed flights in Russia.

A proposal to introduce a tariff in Russia at which the airline will be able to transfer a passenger to another, earlier or later, similar flight, Aeroflot sent to the president of the Association of Air Transport Operators (which includes the country’s largest airlines) Vladimir Tasun on 11 February. The proposal is in the form…

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Sales of Russian pharmacy chains amounted to 1.5 trillion rubles

Sales of Russian pharmacy chains in 2020 increased in monetary terms by 14% to 1.5 trillion rubles, AlphaRM analysts said in conjunction with the industry publication “Pharmaceutical Herald”. “Vedomosti” got acquainted with the study. Judging by previous company reports, this is the highest figure in at least the last five years – earlier studies by…

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Russia has initiated a revision of the Convention on Road Traffic

Russia, together with Belgium, Luxembourg, Portugal, France, Finland, Switzerland and Sweden, has initiated a revision of the 1968 Convention on Road Traffic, signed in 1968 in Vienna, within the framework of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ESC). This document actually prohibits the use of drones on the roads. The changes proposed in it…

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Novoport will invest in the infrastructure for servicing the Superjet 100

AEON Corporation Roman Tratsenko and Rostech will build infrastructure for servicing SSJ100 aircraft at regional airports. The after-sales service of SSJ100 aircraft has been the subject of constant criticism from operators AEON Corporation and Rostech have signed a memorandum of cooperation, a source close to one of the parties to the deal told Vedomosti, and…

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Large pharmacy chains complained about “Sber Eapteka” to the Prosecutor General’s Office.

The Russian Association of Pharmacy Networks (RAAS; includes the largest market players such as Rigla, 36.6, Neo-Pharm, etc.) has appealed to the Prosecutor General’s Office with complaints about the Sber Eopteka online pharmacy and the network. “Zdorov.ru”. According to her, they are engaged in distance trade in prescription drugs, which is prohibited by current legislation.…

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Mining companies will pay record dividends

The world’s second-largest mining company Rio Tinto announced on February 17 the payment of final dividends for the year totaling $ 6.5 billion. In total, with intermediate dividends, the company brought its shareholders $ 9 billion in 2020 – the British concern, according to the Financial Times . And a day earlier, another Australian-British mining…

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Rusagro’s CEO has become one of the largest owners of grocery delivery services.

Maxim Basov, CEO of Rusagro agroholding, now owns 15% of Elementaree’s home-delivered fast food kits. This was reported to Vedomosti by a representative of the latter and confirmed by Bass. According to them, he bought a stake in Skolkovo Ventures. The terms of the deal are not disclosed by the parties. It is known that…

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Refineries offer special conditions for modernization

The Ministry of Economic Development has developed a draft resolution of the Russian government, which allows the modernization of refineries for deep refining of crude oil under the agreements on the protection and promotion of capital investment (SZPK). “Vedomosti” got acquainted with the document, its authenticity was confirmed by the department. The decree approves the…

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United Airlines will buy 200 air taxis to deliver passengers to the airport

One of the world’s largest airlines, American United Airlines, announced on February 10 a strategic partnership with startup Archer, which develops electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL). The airline will purchase 200 aircraft worth $ 1 billion for use as an air taxi, and United Airlines will also have an option to purchase another…

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One of the largest pharmacy chains in Russia may change ownership

The owner of Erkopharm Group of Companies, which includes Dr. Staletov, Ozyory and Samson-Pharma pharmacies, is considering selling the company. A person who worked with the group told Vedomosti about it. According to him, Sberbank, the company’s main creditor, is looking for potential buyers. A representative of Erkopharma denied plans to sell the company, a…

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KLM has opened the era of using synthetic aviation fuel

As reported on February 8, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management of the Netherlands and KLM, January 22 Boeing 737-800 on a regular flight from Amsterdam to Madrid for the first time used conventional fuel mixed with 500 liters of synthetic gas. 500 liters of fuel provided about 5 percent of this flight. “We…

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Sparkling wine producer Lev Golitsyn has launched production in Moldova.

The company “Sparkling Wines” has started producing wines in Moldova. Its general director Yuri Dudko told Vedomosti about it. According to him, the contract bottling was organized at the Invinprom plant in the south of the country. Dudko adds that the company is also a supplier of wine materials. The owner of “Invinprom” Alexander Karabet…

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Rostekh paramedics were not allowed to enter Naryan-Mar

The National Sanitary Aviation Service (NSSA) failed to make three helicopter helicopter flights to help patients in the Nenets Autonomous Okrug (Arkhangelsk Oblast). This information was confirmed to Vedomosti by a source in Rostech (controlled by the NSSA) and the secretary of the regional transport department. On January 27, the Nenets District Hospital signed a…

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About a third of the original vital drugs will become cheaper by mid-2021

About a third of Russia’s international non-proprietary names (INNs) of original foreign vital medicines will become cheaper by mid-2021. “Vedomosti” got acquainted with the study. It recalls that the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS), comparing the cost of drugs in Russia and abroad in 2016, found a significant difference in prices for different drugs. After that,…

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The government has linked subsidies for airlines to the presence of Russian aircraft in their fleet

On January 30, the government issued a decree adjusting the rules for the distribution of subsidies for airlines operating in the Far East, Kaliningrad and Crimea. Subsidies should compensate carriers for the sale of discounted tickets to these regions. Now, when requests for support exceed the allocated budget limits, priority will be given to applications…

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A plant for the production of innovative medicines will appear in the suburbs of Moscow

The pharmaceutical company “Avexim” has decided on the parameters of the plant it plans to build in the suburbs. According to her representative, the new enterprise in the Esipova Industrial Park (developed by the Moscow Region Development Corporation) in the Sonechnogorsk district will be engaged in the development and production of innovative drugs. In particular,…

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Officials have come up with a new mechanism to curb grain prices in Russia

The Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Economic Development have developed a new mechanism to curb wheat prices, Minister of Economic Development Maxim Rashetnikov said on February 4. According to him, a long-term floating fee will be set. It will be 70% of the difference between the market and base price. Thus, the base…

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Novatek will continue to expand in Gidan

On February 2, it became known that the auction for a large but little-studied North Gidansky subsoil of federal importance “Rosnedra” will be held on March 24, according to the department. The plot area is 6550 square meters. km, gas resources are estimated at 124 billion cubic meters. m, extracted oil resources (by categories D1…

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Russia exported a record amount of wheat

Grain exports from the beginning of the current agricultural season (lasting from July 2020 to June 2021) to January amounted to 34.3 million tons, which is 25% more than the same period last year and the highest in the history of the market, said ” Vedomosti “head of the analytical center” Rusagratrans “Igor Pavensky. He…

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Gazprom set a record for gas exports in January

In January 2021, Gazprom increased gas supplies to foreign countries to 19.4 billion cubic meters. m – this is 45, 9% more than a year earlier (in January 2020, gas exports to foreign countries amounted to 13, 3 billion cubic meters. m). The beginning of 2021 proved to be very volatile for the gas market…

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