• People bought almost twice as many drugs from COVID-19 than they bought for their government

    People bought almost twice as many drugs from COVID-19 than they bought for their government

    In the first eight months of this year, pharmacy chains sold 40.2 million packs of drugs recommended by the Ministry of Health for the treatment of COVID-19, according to a joint study by the industry publication “Pharmaceutical Herald” and AlphaRM (Vedomosti). This is almost twice as much as the state purchased for the people of Russia (23.3 million packages). A year earlier, the situation was even more telling. In the first eight months, pharmacies sold 30.4 million packages of drugs for the treatment of coronavirus, and through public procurement was sold 8.3 million. At the same time, this year the

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  • Moldova has persuaded Gazprom to tie the contract to oil

    Moldova has persuaded Gazprom to tie the contract to oil

    On October 29, Moldovan Moldovan and Russia’s Gazprom signed a new five-year agreement to supply Russian gas to Moldova. According to Deputy Prime Minister of Moldova Andrei Spinu on social networks, deliveries will start on November 1. “The talks included many rounds of discussions, in various formats – both with Gazprom in St. Petersburg and with the administration of the President of the Russian Federation in Moscow. At the same time, there were several telephone conversations at different levels, ”he said. Spinu added that contract pricing will be shaped by certain ratios of market prices for oil (traditionally, the price

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  • Polish PGNiG asks Gazprom to reduce gas prices

    Polish PGNiG asks Gazprom to reduce gas prices

    The Polish gas monopoly PGNiG has sent an application to Gazprom to review pricing under the so-called Yamal contract. It was concluded in 1996 until December 31, 2022, provides for pumping an average of 10 billion cubic meters. m of gas per year. PGNiG head Pavel Maewski explained that the Polish company was asking Gazprom to reconsider last November’s application to reduce the cost of supplies. In November 2020, Poland asked Gazprom to reduce prices, now PGNiG intends to do so again due to the unprecedented rise in spot gas prices in Europe. “This extraordinary situation is a reason to

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  • “Magnet” published the first financial results after the acquisition of “Dixie”

    “Magnet” published the first financial results after the acquisition of “Dixie”

    The revenue of the Magnit group for the first 9 months of 2021 amounted to 1.3 trillion rubles, according to the retailer. This is 14.4 percent more than in the same period last year. At the same time in the III quarter, this figure increased by 27.7% to 4893 billion rubles. The company’s report notes that it was during this period that the acquisition of Dixie’s retail business was completed (the deal amounted to 97 billion rubles), and on July 22 Magnit began to take into account its results in the reporting of the entire group. The retailer also for

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  • Moldova is looking for an alternative to Gazprom.

    Moldova is looking for an alternative to Gazprom.

    On October 27, the Moldovan state-owned company Energocom announced a third tender for the purchase of 1.5 million cubic meters. m of gas, according to documentation on the company’s website. Until the winner was selected. Delivery time – October 28, checkpoints – “Alekseevka” (Ukraine), “Todiresti” (Romania) or Moldovan Tagatina or Causani. Earlier, on October 25 and 26, the republic has already held two auctions for the supply of 1 million cubic meters. m of gas each. The purchase was made at market prices, which in those dates were about $ 1080 per 1,000 cubic meters. m. They won the Polish

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  • Metallurgists asked Mishustin not to impose higher taxes forever

    Metallurgists asked Mishustin not to impose higher taxes forever

    The Russian Steel Association (which unites the largest Russian metallurgical companies) has asked Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin to limit the duration of the increased tax burden to 2022-2024. A corresponding letter on behalf of the association was sent on October 20 by its head, the main owner of “North Steel” Alexei Mardashov (there is “Vedomosti”). The Russian Steel letter shows that at a business meeting with the government on September 23, the increase in PZKV rates and the introduction of an excise tax on steel were seen as a temporary measure for additional budget exceptions. But the draft law submitted

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  • Kazakh miners are offered to pay for electricity from Russia

    Kazakh miners are offered to pay for electricity from Russia

    Inter RAO wants to export electricity to Kazakhstan, Alexander Panin, head of the trading unit and member of the board of Inter RAO (electricity export-import operator), told journalists. According to her, the possibility of commercial supply to this country in November-December 2021 is being discussed for the first time. The energy systems of Russia and Kazakhstan operate in parallel, and technical flows of electricity to Kazakhstan are paid for at the balancing market price (the wholesale sector, where deviations from planned consumption are sold. – “Vedomosti”). In fact, the Russian generation stabilizes the energy system of Kazakhstan, which pays almost

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  • Analysts estimate the owner of the network “Red & White” at $ 12-18 billion

    Analysts estimate the owner of the network “Red & White” at $ 12-18 billion

    Mercury Retail, which owns the Red & White and Bristol chains, has announced a public initial public offering of global depository receipts on the Moscow Stock Exchange. The company has already applied for admission to the auction. Mercury Retail operates more than 14,000 stores of the Red & White and Bristol brands in 68 regions of Russia. The total retail space of stores on June 30, 2021 was more than 1 million square meters. m. Revenue for 2020 amounted to 577 billion rubles., Net profit – 257 billion rubles. The company is owned by Sergei Studenikov (he has a 45%

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  • Dmitry Bosov’s heirs sell all Sibantrocyte

    Dmitry Bosov’s heirs sell all Sibantrocyte

    Siban Holding co-founded by Yota co-founder Albert Avdolyan and businessman Maxim Barsky has closed a deal to buy 100% of Sibantrocyte from Altek, owned by the heirs of businessman Dmitry Bosov. This was reported on October 26 by Sibantrocyte and A-Property by Avdolyan. The amount of the deal is not officially disclosed. Avdolyan owns 70% of Siban Holding, Barsky – 30%. In February 2021, the Altek Group signed an agreement with A-Property on the basic terms of the sale of Sibanthrocyte. Under the terms of “Sibantratsit” retains its independence as an independent company. The agreement stipulated that the top managers

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  • Authorities allowed taxis and car sharing to collect biometric data from drivers

    Authorities allowed taxis and car sharing to collect biometric data from drivers

    The government has approved a list of cases in which non-financial organizations are allowed to collect and process personal biometric data of individuals in information systems. The relevant decision was published on the legal information portal. Biometrics were allowed to be collected when entering the territory of organizations and participating in meetings of a civil law nature, except in cases related to the defense-industrial, fuel-energy and transport complex. Taxi and car-sharing services are mentioned separately in this list. The resolution will come into force on March 1, 2022 and will be valid until March 1, 2028. Russian banks have been

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  • Russia’s gasification level remains low

    Russia’s gasification level remains low

    The Federation Council (SF) noted the low level of gasification of Russian regions. With an average of 71%, a number of areas do not reach even 20%. Thus, the Altai Territory at the beginning of 2021 was gasified by only 13.1%, complained at yesterday’s meeting of the Council on Gasification, the head of the SF Committee on Economic Policy Andrei Kutsepov. “By the end of 2025, in fact, 35% of technically possible gasification will be achieved in 35 regions of the Russian Federation. And by 2030 we will achieve such a result in the whole country, ”Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller

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  • Europeans are arguing about ways out of the energy crisis

    Europeans are arguing about ways out of the energy crisis

    EU energy ministers held an extraordinary meeting of the EU Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council in Luxembourg on 26 October. It discussed ways out of the European energy crisis against the background of abnormal growth of energy prices in the summer – autumn 2021, especially gas. Europe has entered the 2021/22 heating season with a record shortage of underground gas storage facilities (UGS) and an unprecedented rise in gas prices. According to Gas Infrastructure Europe, on October 24 underground storage facilities were filled by 77, 16% (82, 5 billion cubic meters) against 94, 5% on the same date last year.

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  • Moscow authorities close liquor stores during locks

    Moscow authorities close liquor stores during locks

    Dozens of shops in Moscow, which sell mostly alcohol, received notifications from the administrations and prefectures of the city districts about the suspension of work during the lockdown from October 28 to November 7. An employee of one of the alcohol companies told Vedomosti about it. This information was confirmed by the owners of four chains of such stores. In particular, the chain of boutiques Wine Room received such letters from the prefecture of the South-Western administrative district of Moscow, as well as from the administration of the Presnensky district, said its head Eugene Dyachkov. A similar letter from the

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  • Relaxations for wine advertising will not affect cognac and brandy

    Relaxations for wine advertising will not affect cognac and brandy

    Vedomosti got acquainted with the amendments to the bill of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, which allows to promote and sell wine products of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) at special fairs. It follows that cognac, brandy and grape vodka, which by law also belong to wine products, will not be able to participate in such events. A representative of the Ministry of Industry and Trade confirmed to Vedomosti that it was proposed to exclude these products in the new edition, but did not explain the reason. Amendments to the second reading of the law on the regulation of

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  • Fertilizer prices in Russia may be fixed until May

    Fertilizer prices in Russia may be fixed until May

    The government may freeze the rise in prices for mineral fertilizers at least for the spring sowing of 2022. According to Vedomosti sources familiar with the situation, this scenario was discussed on October 25 at a meeting with Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin on measures to support agriculture. Now is the season of concluding contracts for the supply of nitrogen fertilizers for spring sowing of cereals, explained one of the interlocutors of “Vedomosti”. But some farmers have delayed negotiations with fertilizer suppliers, he continues. This is due to the fact, according to farmers, it is not yet clear what the prices

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  • “Support of Russia” asks for a lawsuit to stop the breweries

    “Support of Russia” asks for a lawsuit to stop the breweries

    The non-governmental organization of small and medium enterprises “Support of Russia” (which includes brewers) appealed to Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Grigorenko to reconsider some provisions of the bill, which changes the rules of termination of brewing. Earlier this month, the government’s bill commission approved amendments to the Finance Ministry proposed for a second reading. In their department, among other things, clarified the procedure for excluding producers from the register (which means the cessation of production), in which Rosalkogolreguleniye (PAP) will make all legal producers of beer, mead and cider. PAP will be able to suspend the activities of companies until

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  • Ukraine wants to become “Nord Stream – 2”

    Ukraine wants to become “Nord Stream – 2”

    After the completion of the Trans-Baltic Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline, Kyiv has finally decided to offer competitive commercial terms for the transit of Russian gas. Ukraine is ready to give Gazprom a 50% discount on gas transit to Europe under additional contracts, President Vladimir Zelensky said on October 22. He explained that it is a question of additional deliveries over 40 billion cubic meters provided by the current contract. m of gas per year. “Ukraine offers this additional opportunity to all potential transit countries. We would like to see European companies as customers, but these additional opportunities are also available

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  • Assembly of “Baikal” to replace the An-2 is transferred to the Far East.

    Assembly of “Baikal” to replace the An-2 is transferred to the Far East.

    The new light multi-purpose aircraft LMS-901 “Baikal” for local aviation may begin to assemble in the Far East instead of Ekaterinburg, told “Vedomosti” two sources at the Ural Civil Aviation Plant (UZGA, developer “Baikal”) and confirmed in the Ministry of Industry. To do this, Komsomolsk wants to build a new assembly shop near the territory of the KNAAZ aircraft (which assembles SSJ100 and military aircraft), which will organize a serial assembly of “Baikal”, as well as a training center, the source said. The site under Baikal will be legally and de facto separated from the production of Su-35C and Su-57

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  • The government wants to simplify the procedure for putting quarries into operation

    The government wants to simplify the procedure for putting quarries into operation

    The Ministry of Construction has developed a draft government decree that simplifies the procedure for approving the commissioning of quarries and other mining operations by mining holdings. This follows from the minutes of the conciliation meeting in the department on October 11, 2021 (available in the “Gazette”). According to the document, the companies will be allowed to develop quarries without preparing a technical plan for real estate and registration of property rights to them. Now such requirements are made by Rostekhnadzor. The problem with the introduction of quarries has existed for a long time and ways to solve it have

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  • Pharmstandard’s partner is challenging the revocation of the patent for its generic

    Pharmstandard’s partner is challenging the revocation of the patent for its generic

    Nativa LLC is trying to challenge the revocation of the patent for its anticancer drug sunitinib through the Intellectual Property Court, according to the arbitration case. The patent itself was revoked in June this year at the request of the structure of the American Pfizer – Sugen, which owns the rights to the original anticancer drugs under the brand “Sutent”. It will be protected until the end of August 2022, Nikita Ivanov, senior director for corporate relations and access to the Pfizer market in Russia and Belarus, told Vedomosti. Representatives of the “Natives” did not comment. Nativa registered and launched

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  • The Ministry of Energy wants to change the tender for the construction of power plants for BAM

    The Ministry of Energy wants to change the tender for the construction of power plants for BAM

    The Ministry of Energy proposes to change the terms of the tender for the construction of a generation for energy supply of the Badaibinsky district of the Irkutsk region to expand the Eastern landfill (BAM and Transsiba). This issue was discussed on October 20 at a meeting with the director of the Department of Energy Development of the Ministry of Energy Andrei Maksimov, a source told Vedomosti and confirmed by a representative of the Ministry of Energy. According to the source, the meeting was attended by representatives of potential bidders: En + Group, “Inter RAO” and SVEK, as well as

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  • RF is going to completely exit the car repair business

    RF is going to completely exit the car repair business

    On October 21, the board of directors of Russian Railways (RZD) discussed the inclusion of the last car repair asset of the monopoly – JSC “Car Repair Company – 1” (VRK-1) in the register of non-core assets, as well as preliminary approval of the deal with VRK-1. Four sources close to RZD and its board of directors confirmed to Vedomosti that a board meeting on the issue had taken place. According to one of them, VRK-1 has been transferred to the subsidiary JSC “Russian Railways Asset Management” and this structure will already be selling it. But another interlocutor emphasizes that

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  • The head of the EC formulated five principles for overcoming the energy crisis

    The head of the EC formulated five principles for overcoming the energy crisis

    European Commission (EC) President Ursula von der Leyen has formulated basic principles for overcoming the energy crisis. She announced them, as has become fashionable among American and European politicians, in her Twitter. These proposals are likely to be considered at the summit of EU (EU) leaders on October 21-22. The head of the European Commission stressed that the price of energy is rising worldwide today, but in Europe it is primarily due to the record rise in spot gas prices. In early October, the price of November gas futures on the most liquid Dutch hub TTF for the first time

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  • Rosseti complained about expensive metal for BAM and Transsibe

    Rosseti complained about expensive metal for BAM and Transsibe

    The state power grid holding Rosseti fears that the rise in prices for metallurgical products could create serious difficulties in electrifying BAM and Transsib. This was stated on October 19 by the general director of the company Andrei Rumin in the Federation Council. “Such large projects as the Eastern landfill, ie the electrification of BAM and Trans-Siberia of the second stage at a cost of more than 200 billion rubles, and with increasing [цен] significant – and for some nomenclature of metals we see an increase of almost 100% – of course, it will be difficult to withstand: and the

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  • The transport sector may reach a dock-like level closer to 2024

    The transport sector may reach a dock-like level closer to 2024

    The transport sector is unevenly reaching the dock level of 2019, the stabilization of the industry should be expected closer to 2024, according to experts interviewed by “Vedomosti”. The biggest blow to the pandemic was in the passenger segment. According to Alexander Slobodyanik, Deputy Head of the IPEM Railway Transport Research Department, in 2020 passenger traffic by all modes of transport decreased by almost 30%, most significantly in aviation – by 45.8%. According to Rosaviatsia, the number of high-margin international flights in 2020 fell by 76%, and their share fell from 43 to 19%. In January-August 2021, passenger traffic increased

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  • The government plans to zero the duty on exports of aluminum alloys

    The government plans to zero the duty on exports of aluminum alloys

    The government plans to nullify the duty on exports of aluminum alloys from Russia, introduced on August 1, 2021. This decision was supported on October 18 by the Subcommittee on Customs and Non-Tariff Regulation, Safeguards in Foreign Trade, part of the Government Commission on Economic Development and Economic Development Ministry of Industrial Trade of the Russian Federation. The initiative to zero the duty was applied by the enterprises of the industry and the regions where the relevant plants are located, the release says following the meeting of the subcommittee. At the same time, the duty on raw (unalloyed) aluminum will

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  • The cost of courier services has risen 1.5-2.5 times since the beginning of the year

    The cost of courier services has risen 1.5-2.5 times since the beginning of the year

    Online retailers are short of staff, especially collectors and couriers, three employees of such companies told Vedomosti and confirmed by three employees of recruitment agencies. The reasons for the shortage of staff – the seasonal increase in demand for delivery, the active growth of the food delivery segment and the consequences of the outflow of migrants. Staffing opportunities in the market are almost exhausted, the companies say. In September this year, the number of vacancies for employees of warehouses and hauliers increased by 3-3.5 times compared to August, and couriers, collectors of orders and positions with a minimum of experience

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  • Tour operators expect to reduce the cost of tours to Egypt and the UAE by 15-20%

    Tour operators expect to reduce the cost of tours to Egypt and the UAE by 15-20%

    The Operational Headquarters for Coronavirus Control said that from November 9, Russia will lift all restrictions on regular and charter flights to popular tourist destinations: the Egyptian resorts of Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh, as well as the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Until 2015, Egypt was in second place after Turkey in popularity among Russian tourists: then this country was visited by 2-3 million people from our country. In late 2015, Russian authorities imposed restrictions on air travel with the country due to a terrorist attack aboard the Kogalymaviya flight. These restrictions were lifted only in July 2021. But due to

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  • The Ministry of Energy wants to extend the modernization of thermal power plants after 2031

    The Ministry of Energy wants to extend the modernization of thermal power plants after 2031

    The Ministry of Energy considers it necessary to extend the program of modernization of thermal power plants (CES) at the expense of the energy market, said Minister Nikolai Shulginov on October 14 during the forum “Russian Energy Week” (REN). “We will come up with such a proposal,” he said. He added that the main emphasis will be on the development of cogeneration (simultaneous production of electricity and heat) and the gas cycle (remote control, a combination of gas and steam turbines with an efficiency of 50-55 percent). “We believe that it is impossible to stop. But just not what anyone

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  • Customs received 2 billion rubles for parcels from foreign online stores

    Customs received 2 billion rubles for parcels from foreign online stores

    From the beginning of 2021, customs duties for purchases from foreign online stores have already exceeded the figures for 2020, as a result of which the Federal Customs Service (FMS) collected “just over 2 billion rubles.” Ruslan Davydov, deputy head of the FMS: “If we extrapolate, we are going for 3 billion rubles this year. payments from parcels ”. To get a purchase from a foreign online store, a Russian must pay a fee if the purchase price exceeds 200 euros or weighs more than 31 kg. The fee is 15% of the amount exceeding the cost threshold and at

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  • Grain and fish may fall under the restrictions of the raid.

    Grain and fish may fall under the restrictions of the raid.

    On October 14, the State Duma passed in the first reading a bill that from March 1, 2022 will impose restrictions on the transshipment of a number of cargo from ship to ship (raid transshipment) outside seaports. It follows from the document that the transshipment of pollutants in inland waters, the territorial sea and the exclusive economic zone of Russia will be allowed only in special transshipment areas attached to the seaport. Their list and rules of operations must be approved by the government. In the exclusive economic zone, loading and unloading must be carried out in a notification manner.

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  • “Systemic defects” of the gas market: how Putin explained the causes of the energy crisis

    “Systemic defects” of the gas market: how Putin explained the causes of the energy crisis

    “There is no need to translate from a sick head to a healthy one,” President Vladimir Putin said at a plenary session of the Russian Energy Week forum on October 13, explaining the causes of the energy crisis in Europe (quoted by Interfax). “All the last decade, European energy has been undermined by systemic flaws – they have led to a large-scale market crisis in Europe,” he said. According to Putin, the rise in gas prices was a consequence of the shortage of electricity, and not vice versa: reduced production at wind farms, whose share in Europe’s energy balance has

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  • Severstal is involved in a hyperloop vacuum train project in the United States

    Severstal is involved in a hyperloop vacuum train project in the United States

    North Steel and American Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) have signed an agreement to supply steel to a Russian company for the construction of the first commercial prototype of the hyperloop transport system, a spokesman for North Steel told Vedomosti. Hyperloop technology is a public transport system that uses steel sealed pipes with near vacuum pressure. This allows transport capsules inside them to move passengers and cargo at speeds up to 1223 km / h. Apart from the idea of ​​creating a so-called vacuum train in the early twentieth century, the first hyperloop concept in 2013 was proposed by the founder

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  • The court ruled that the TKP fee for issuing air tickets was legal

    The court ruled that the TKP fee for issuing air tickets was legal

    On September 22, the Presnensky District Court of Moscow ruled on a lawsuit filed by the Moscow Interregional Transport Prosecutor’s Office against the Transport Clearing House. The prosecutor’s office demanded to recognize the illegal fee under the code ZZ, which TKP charges for the registration and sale of tickets through its system of mutual settlements SVVT. Thus, in addition to paying for the flight, the passenger pays another 185 rubles. for each ticket. The court denied the claim, holding that the ZZ tax was levied legally. “Vedomosti” got acquainted with the motivated decision of the court. The services of a

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  • By 2024, Russian planes need to find up to 600 billion rubles

    By 2024, Russian planes need to find up to 600 billion rubles

    The government must prepare an action plan for civil aviation industry projects until 2030 by December 1, according to instructions from President Vladimir Putin approved on September 30 (the document is in the “Vedomosti”). The instructions were given following a meeting held at the MAKS-2021 air show in July. The activities of the plan will be approved as part of a new federal project. The source of “Vedomosti” in government agencies confirmed the authenticity of the document. A spokesman for Rostech (a member of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), which develops and manufactures major civil aircraft in Russia) did not

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  • ALROSA predicts new growth in the diamond market in 2022

    ALROSA predicts new growth in the diamond market in 2022

    Sales of Russia’s largest diamond mining company Alrosa more than doubled in the first nine months of 2021 to $ 3.1 billion, Alrosa reported on October 11. According to ALROSA Deputy General Director Yevgeny Agureyev, the company quotes, sales growth is likely to continue next year. Compared to the level of January-September pre-pandemic 2019 sales of “Alrosa” also increased, but more modestly – by 31%. In September, the company sold $ 289 million worth of diamonds. This is 11.9% less than in September last year, but 12.7% more than in the same period of 2019. The positive dynamics in the

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  • Brewers have proposed to increase duties on imported beer by 55 times

    Brewers have proposed to increase duties on imported beer by 55 times

    Chairman of the Council of the Union of Russian Brewers (PSA) Daniel Briman addressed the Minister of Economic Development Maxim Rashetnikov with a proposal to set import duties on imported beer at 1 euro per 1 liter. This is 55 times higher than the current rate of 0.018 euros, which applies to the bulk of imported beverages. “Vedomosti” got acquainted with a copy of the PSA’s appeal, its authenticity was confirmed by the union. The press service of the Ministry of Economic Development did not answer the questions. The appeal of the brewers is due to the fact that the

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  • The government will spend 30 billion rubles on the development of geological exploration

    The government will spend 30 billion rubles on the development of geological exploration

    On October 7, the government approved a plan for the development of geology in the country until 2030. It was included in a list of 42 strategic initiatives (projects) aimed at making the Russian economy more modern and flexible, explained in a release on the website of the Cabinet. The project, entitled “Geology: Rebirth of a Legend”, was developed by the Ministry of Environment. It envisages achieving by 2024 a 100% level of oil, gas, gold, silver, lead, zinc and antimony and 75% – manganese, uranium, chromium and titanium, according to the project. By 2030, the level of reproduction of

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  • Putin has slightly cooled the European energy market with verbal interventions

    Putin has slightly cooled the European energy market with verbal interventions

    Gas and coal prices in Europe went down after a record set on October 6, when these energy resources traded at $ 1970 per 1,000 cubic meters. m and $ 280 per 1 ton, respectively. November gas futures on the most liquid TTF hub in the Netherlands during the day on Thursday, October 7, fell to $ 975 per 1,000 cubic meters. m against $ 1250 at the opening of trading, according to ICE. Following gas, prices fell for an alternative fuel – coal. The cost of a futures contract for coal on the basis of Rotterdam fell to $

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  • Airports have slowed down with a biometrics test to identify passengers

    Airports have slowed down with a biometrics test to identify passengers

    Moscow’s Sheremetyevo and Domodedovo airports, Novosibirsk’s Tolmachevo and St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo did not launch biometric passenger identification in September. Representatives of airports and top manager of Tolmachevo told Vedomosti about it. “The timing of testing the passage of passengers on biometric flights depends on the decisions of government agencies and has not yet been determined,” said a spokesman for Sheremetyevo. He did not specify why the launch was delayed, referring questions to the Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of National Affairs, which oversee the project. “Domodedovo is only planning to introduce control of passengers on the biometrics of the

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  • Rosspetsmash suggested not to give state support to the British JCB

    Rosspetsmash suggested not to give state support to the British JCB

    Lobby of domestic manufacturers of special machinery and equipment – the association “Rosspetsmash” asks the Ministry of Industry and Trade to return to discussing the need to localize telescopic loaders and engines for them under the mechanism of special investment contracts (SPIK). This is stated in the letter of the association dated September 30 addressed to the head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov. “Vedomosti” got acquainted with the document. The readiness of the Ministry of Industry and Trade to announce a tender for the right to conclude such a SPIC is being actively discussed in the

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  • Europeans do not know the means against the energy crisis

    Europeans do not know the means against the energy crisis

    The energy crisis in Europe is reaching alarming proportions: on October 6, gas and coal prices at European hubs renewed historic highs. “The global energy market does not tolerate hustle and bustle, investment plans here should be long-term. Therefore, drastic reckless actions can lead and, judging by the current market situation, already lead to serious imbalances. This is what we are seeing now in the European energy market, where several unfavorable factors have developed at the same time this year, ”President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting on energy development on the same day (quoted by RIA Novosti). Among such

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  • Car sales fell 22.6% in September

    Car sales fell 22.6% in September

    The market for new cars and LCV in Russia in September fell by 22, 6% compared to the same month in 2020, according to the Association of European Business (AEB). Only 119,485 cars were sold. “The well-known shortage of cars in the market due to declining production and the global problem of semiconductor shortages, as well as new worrying factors such as the energy crisis in China and the UK, rising raw material prices and other challenges, will sustain the negative trend over the next few months.” , – AEB quotes the head of the committee of automakers of the

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  • Sony has left the top three TV sellers in Russia

    Sony has left the top three TV sellers in Russia

    In January-July 2021, Sony sold 73,000 TVs in Russia for a total of $ 51.2 million (3.74 billion rubles at the exchange rate on July 31. – “Vedomosti”), according to GfK (“Vedomosti”). Thus, Sony took 4% of the market in terms of revenue – this is the fifth place that the Japanese company shared with the Chinese brand Haier. A year earlier, Sony sold 125,700 TVs in Russia for almost $ 94 million (6.8 billion rubles), taking third place in terms of sales (7%) .But in the first seven months of this year, Sony lost its own and exclusive brand

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  • The Transport Commission has approved a draft sectoral strategy until 2035

    The Transport Commission has approved a draft sectoral strategy until 2035

    The Ministry of Transport is completing the second stage of developing a transport strategy for 2030 with a forecast of 2035. The head of the department Vitaly Savelyev presented an updated project at the government commission on transport headed by First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belavusov on October 4, the government’s press service said. The draft is generally approved, but will be finalized taking into account the comments and presented at a meeting of the Presidium of the State Council. According to the Vedomosti source, who is familiar with the work on the strategy, the presidium will consider the strategy

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  • Finance Ministry proposes to tighten conditions for import of Belarusian vodka and Armenian cognac

    Finance Ministry proposes to tighten conditions for import of Belarusian vodka and Armenian cognac

    The Ministry of Finance proposes to introduce a commitment to provide a bank guarantee to the customs authorities for importers of alcohol from the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), according to the document “Main Directions of Budget, Tax and Customs Tariff Policy for 2022-2024”, published by the Ministry of Finance. This will only apply to products that are labeled with federal special brands, ie strong alcohol or wine. The bank guarantee stipulates the bank’s obligation to pay the amount of excise duty if the company has not paid or has not done so in full, the document said. The new requirement

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  • Aeroflot did not receive at least $ 250 million in royalties in 2020

    Aeroflot did not receive at least $ 250 million in royalties in 2020

    Russia’s largest airline Aeroflot has received $ 250 million in royalties in the coronavirus 2020 (flight payments), which foreign carriers list for the possibility of flying on Trans-Siberian routes over Russia, a top manager of the Russian bank, familiar with the financial bank, told Vedomosti. A source in the Aeroflot group cites even higher royalty reduction figures: more than 70% in 2020, i.e. about $ 350 million. The amount of uncollected royalties is proportional to the decline in international traffic of “Aeroflot”, it is more than 70% in 2020 by 79% – “Vedomosti”), – says the interlocutor of “Vedomosti”. the

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  • OPEC + did not force the increase in oil production

    OPEC + did not force the increase in oil production

    At a meeting following a meeting of the monitoring committee on October 4, the ministers of the OPEC + countries decided to follow the plan adopted in July, according to which oil production will be increased by 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) in November. According to the agreement, Russia can produce 9,913,000 bpd from November. Since September, Russia has been allowed to extract 9.7 million bps. In addition, countries that have not fulfilled their obligations to reduce oil production need to compensate for overproduction by the end of the year. The next meeting of the OPEC + monitoring committee and

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  • “Climate Conservative” becomes Deputy Minister of Energy

    “Climate Conservative” becomes Deputy Minister of Energy

    Pyotr Babylev, 41, has been appointed the fifth deputy energy minister. This position has remained vacant since mid-July 2021 after the departure of Anatoly Yanovsky. He became Deputy Minister in 1998. The name of the department in charge of fuel and energy in the government has changed several times during this time, so Janowski managed to work for the Ministry of Energy and the Ministry of Industry and Energy (the current Ministry of Energy was founded only in 2008). No one has worked for the Ministry of Energy in a comparable position for longer than Janowski, who oversaw the coal

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  • As oil companies develop non-fuel business at gas stations

    As oil companies develop non-fuel business at gas stations

    Now gas stations on busy routes resemble shopping malls. After refueling, the motorist can drink coffee, eat borscht or pizza, buy aspirin, take out car insurance, fill out an application for a consumer loan and mortgage, withdraw money from a bank card, take a shower, give clothes to a dry cleaner, pick up an order online. from the post office. Profitability of gasoline retail is declining. According to KPMG, in six years the profit of Russian gas stations decreased by 53%. Therefore, market participants have to look for sources of additional revenue and develop sales of related products and services.

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