Tour operators are asking the government to eliminate the monopoly on flights to Egypt

On Thursday, the airline “Russia” (part of the group “Aeroflot”) announced that it had received permission from Rosaviatsia to operate flights to resorts in Egypt, becoming the only carrier in this popular direction. The flights are scheduled for August 9. The flights will be operated in partnership with the Bible Globe tour operator, the company…

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Winemakers are asked to introduce a moratorium on a new law that changed the classification of wines

Several industry associations of Russian winemakers have addressed a letter to Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin proposing a moratorium or transitional period under Federal Law № 345-FZ, which sets new requirements for wine products. They also ask for a temporary order of the industry until the emergence of new GOSTs and other necessary regulations. The…

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Narnikel received a new environmental lawsuit worth almost 60 billion rubles

Rosrybolovstvo has filed a lawsuit in the Arbitration Court of the Krasnoyarsk Territory against the structure of “Narnikel” – Norilsk-Taimyr Energy Company (NTEK) to recover damage to aquatic bioresources in 5865 billion rubles., The press service of the agency on July 29. Rosrybolovstvo explained that the amount of damage caused by the company includes direct…

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The share of Russian drugs in public procurement rose to a record 87%

In the first five months of 2021, the authorities of the Russian regions (including Moscow and St. Petersburg) purchased for the needs of medical organizations 3498 billion packages of drugs worth 1946 billion rubles., According to a study by analytical company DSM Group. This is 34.1% in physical terms and 53.7% in money more than…

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The government has returned to the idea of ​​producing a Baikal aircraft developed by SibNIA

The Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Ministry of Economic Development and the State Economic Development Agency have been instructed to study the issue of financing the production of a nine-seater TVS-2DTS aircraft by September 30. Chaplygina (SibNIA, Novosibirsk). This instruction was given by Deputy Prime Minister, Plenipotentiary Representative of the President in the Far…

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Krasnodar Krai will miss almost 1/3 of tourists in August.

Resorts of the Krasnodar Territory in August this year will be able to visit about 2.5-3 million people, which is almost a third less than in the same period last year, told “Vedomosti” Vice President of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) Dmitry Gorin. These estimates were confirmed by tour operators “Alean” and…

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Agroholding “Step” buys a producer of packaged cheeses – the group “Pir”

Agroholding “Step” (part of JSFC “System”) has acquired 100% of the holding company of the group “Pir”, which specializes in the distribution and production of packaged cheeses, told “Vedomosti” CEO of the agricultural holding Andrei Neduzhko. Co-owner of the group “Pir” Andrei Kozlov confirmed the information. According to Neduzhka, the acquisition of the Pir group…

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The government has supported the idea of ​​sharply increasing the production of equipment for LNG plants

The government has supported the strategic initiative “Breakthrough in the LNG market”, which provides for the transition to Russian equipment in natural gas liquefaction (LNG) projects. This follows from the current list of initiatives that were part of the frontal strategy of socio-economic development of Russia until 2030. They were presented on July 19 to…

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The accident on the Trans-Siberian Railway was eliminated in two days

The collapse of the Trans-Siberian bridge in the Trans-Baikal region, on the Kuenga-Ukurei section near the village of Nizhnyaya Kuenga, on July 23 stalled traffic in the eastern direction for almost two days. The bridge fell after flooding and washing away the embankment due to heavy rains (for the day in the region fell monthly…

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“Year-round Sevmorshlyakh” is recognized as a strategic project of the state.

Year-round traffic on the Northern Sea Route is recognized as a strategic project for the state and should begin by 2030. The project will slow down the lack of powerful icebreakers and satellite communications, experts predict. 1 trillion per project The project “Year-round Sevmorshlyakh” was included in the strategy of socio-economic development of Russia. This…

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SUAL Partners criticized UC Rusal’s statements on tariffs

Victor Vekselberg’s SUAL Partners, which owns 25.6% of UC Rusal, has criticized the aluminum holding’s management’s statement about the possibility of conserving production facilities due to the introduction of an export duty on aluminum. This is stated in a statement by SUAL Partners. The company noted that it also “expresses concern and surprise” over recent…

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The largest producers of alcohol have increased sales after a record

Strong alcohol producers reported an increase in sales in the first half of 2021 relative to the same period in 2020, which was already a record for this indicator. For example, Beluga Group increased shipments by 1.3% to $ 6.5 million, Siberian Alcohol Group (ASG; produces vodka under the brands “Husky”, “White Birch”, etc.) –…

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Danone and Wim-Bill-Dan cut their share of the Russian dairy market

The largest dairy producers are gradually reducing their share of the Russian market, according to a joint report by consulting firm Streda Consulting, Soyuzmalok and the Milknews news agency. Danone’s share of the dairy market has fallen 1.8 percentage points (9 percentage points) to 9% over the past five years, and Wim-bil-Dan (part of PepsiCo)…

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Farmers have warned of a possible decline in yields

Farmers fear that they will not be able to buy enough fertilizers at current prices for sowing winter crops in August – September. This, in turn, will lead to a significant reduction in yields in 2022, told “Vedomosti” representatives of agricultural enterprises. On July 16, the Russian government agreed with producers of mineral fertilizers –…

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Retail prices for stationery before the school season will increase by 10-30%.

Stationery stores plan to raise prices for the entire main range in August due to rising producer prices, employees of several suppliers and retailers told Vedomosti. The growth of wholesale prices is confirmed by representatives of major manufacturers “Prof-Press” and “Ray”, distributor Informat, as well as a chain of stores “Leonardo”. Notebooks, pens, drawing albums,…

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Restaurateurs supported the decision of Sergei Sabyanin to cancel QR-codes

Business representatives interviewed by Vedomosti supported the decision of the authorities to abolish the system of QR-codes for catering. From June 28, restaurants and cafes in Moscow can visit only vaccinated against COVID-19, who became ill with coronavirus or received a negative PCR test. To confirm you need to get a QR code on the…

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Rosaviatsia wants to oblige airlines to test crews for kovids every three days

Rosaviatsia sent a telegram to its territorial administration demanding to oblige the airlines to conduct mandatory PCR testing of flight crews for the presence of coronavirus. The document signed by the deputy head of Rosaviatsia Aleh Storchau was sent on July 5 (“Vedomosti has”, its authenticity was confirmed by three sources in the airlines). “In…

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Drug production in Russia fell by almost 10%

In the first five months of 2021, the production of drugs in Russia in physical terms decreased by 9.2% year on year to 17 billion packages, according to a study by analytical company RNC Pharma. These data include the production of the vaccine against COVID-19 “Satellite V”, shipments of which for the reporting period amounted…

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Russian agricultural startup Agro.Club has raised $ 5 million from foreign funds

The Dutch fund Rabo Frontier Ventures and the Greek VentureFriends have become the main participants in the round of investments of $ 5 million in the Russian agricultural startup Agro.Club, representatives of the parties said. The size of the investments of each of the companies they did not specify. Agro.Club provides two types of services.…

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Enel wants to build a fourth wind farm in Russia

“Enel Russia” (“daughter” of the Italian Enel) signed an agreement on July 6 at the exhibition “Inoprom” in Ekaterinburg to establish a second wind farm in the Rostov region. This was reported by the company and the Investment Development Agency of the Rostov region. Investments in the construction of wind farms (WPP) are estimated at…

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OPEC + cannot agree on oil production

The meeting of OPEC + ministers on Monday, July 5, was once again postponed, Interfax reported, citing sources. A new meeting date has not been set. OPEC + cannot agree on how production will grow from August to the end of 2021. The meeting has been postponed three times. The reason for delaying the conclusion…

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Sales of Russian pharmacies fell by a record 15%

In the first five months of 2021, sales of pharmacy chains fell in physical terms by 14.9% to 2.25 billion units of goods, according to a study by analytical company DSM Group. It follows that this is a record drop at least since 2017 (no earlier data). For example, over the same period last year,…

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Coal miners will be obliged to sell up to 10% of the coal sold on the stock exchange

The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) and the Ministry of Energy have developed a draft joint order on the introduction of standards for coal sales on the stock exchange. As FAS spokesman told Vedomosti, companies that dominate the markets will have to list up to 10% of the monthly total sales of certain brands of coal…

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X5 Group and PickPoint combine machine guns and ordering points

Logistics operators 5Post and PickPoint have agreed to merge the infrastructure, representatives of both companies told Vedomosti. The online stores with which they cooperate will now be able to arrange delivery of 12,400 machines (9,000 of which belong to PickPoint, 3,400 – 5Post). In addition, they will use a common network of 14,300 ordering points…

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Rosatom has dramatically increased funding for its engineering division

Preparing the soil The company “AEM-technology”, which is part of the engineering division of “Rosatom” “Atomenergomash”, in 2021-2023. deposit 97 billion rubles. in the modernization of production, told “Vedomosti” CEO Igor Kotov. The investment program of AEM Technologies for the next three years is 1.6 times higher than the capital expenditures for the previous three…

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