Russian ports can earn on the Belarusian embargo on transit from Lithuania

The Belarusian authorities have been banning rail transit from Lithuania for a number of goods since February 7, Belarusian Foreign Ministry spokesman Anatoly Glaz said on February 2. His words are quoted by the state news agency of the country “Belta”. A statement from the Foreign Ministry said that the ban would affect the transit…

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How oil-producing countries are violating the OPEC + agreement

The participants of the ministerial meeting of the OPEC + member states on February 2 decided to increase production by another 400,000 barrels per day (b / c) in March, Interfax reported. This increase in production within the parameters of the OPEC + transaction should occur on a monthly basis. But in January 2022, the…

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VEB.RF and VTB will finance “Russian Platinum” Musa Bazhayev for 180 billion rubles

The Montenegrin mining company (ChGRK, part of the Russian Platinum Musa Bajaeva) has signed a loan agreement with VEB.RF and VTB to finance a project to develop the Montenegrin copper-nickel ore deposit in Taimyr. This was announced on February 2 by project participants. VEB.RF and VTB will provide the company with a syndicated loan in…

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Why the government has banned the export of fertilizers

Russia has banned the export of ammonium nitrate from Russia from February 2 to April 2, 2021, the government’s press service said on February 1. The decision was made to “ensure the successful completion of the sowing campaign by farmers, as well as the continuous operation of industrial enterprises,” the statement said. According to the…

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Why did Rosatom buy Quadra from Mikhail Prokhorov?

A member of the Rosatom company “Rusatom Infrastructure Solutions” (RIR) bought in the group “Onexim” Mikhail Prokhorov power company “Quadro”, said “Rosatom” on January 31. On Monday, the sides signed an agreement for the sale of 82.47% stake in the generating company. The transaction amount was not disclosed. “After the transition to the structure of…

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The iHerb website has been entered in the register of Raskomnadzor

The website ru.iherb.com, an online store of iHerb, has appeared in the register of banned sites of Roskomnadzor. The register shows the body that decided to include the site in the register – the Central District Court of Barnaul, as well as the date of the decision – August 24, 2021. According to the court…

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The Ministry of Transport has developed rules for the application of special equipment to air raids

The Ministry of Transport has proposed to use plastic handcuffs and nylon belts to “tie” air raids on board aircraft, according to a draft government decree posted on January 21 on the website regulation.gov.ru “This measure will eliminate further illegal actions by the violator (on board the plane -” Vedomosti “). At the same time,…

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Agroholding Rusagra announced the lifting of the seizure of the company’s assets and its shareholders

The Arbitration Court of the Saratov region lifted the seizure of assets worth 219 billion rubles., Imposed on “Rusagra” and its shareholders Maxim Basov and Vadim Mashkovich, according to the agricultural holding. The information was also confirmed by one of the creditors involved in the lawsuit. This information is not in the court file. The…

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The top manager associated with Russia Bank will be responsible for the development of winemaking

According to SPARK-Interfax, Alexander Stolyarov has become one of the key leaders of the Federal Self-Regulatory Organization of Growers and Winemakers of Russia (FSO AVVR). Stolyarov is considered by several market participants to be a representative of Russia Bank, whose structures have recently been buying up wine assets. This is indirectly confirmed by SPARK-Interfax. For…

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Rosaviatsia has asked airlines to report obstacles due to 5G

On January 13, Rosaviatsia sent a letter to the heads of Russian airlines and to its territorial branches with information about the risks of interference with on-board radio altimeters due to the launch of 5G mobile networks. The letter was signed by Valery Kudinov, head of the airspace maintenance department of Rosaviatsia. “Vedomosti” got acquainted…

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Court arrests assets of Rusagro and its shareholders Mashkovich and Basov for 22 billion rubles

The Arbitration Court of the Saratov region imposed precautionary measures on cash, as well as on movable and immovable property of the main owner of the agricultural holding “Rusagra” Vadim Mashkovich and former CEO Maxim Basov in the amount of 219 billion rubles. According to the court proceedings, the arrest was made as part of…

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Why A-Property attracts Chinese to Yakutsk gas project

Albert Avdolyan-owned A-Property has agreed with the Chinese company Zhejiang Energy International Limited (ZEIL, a subsidiary of the state corporation Zhejiang Energy Group) to sell 10% in the companies of the Yakut Gas Project. This was announced on January 19 by YATSEK. We are talking about the Yakutsk Fuel and Energy Company (YATEK) and Globaltech.…

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Rusnano has started debt restructuring. What will happen to the remaining loans?

“Rusnano” has signed the first debt restructuring agreement, it was signed with the largest creditor of the company – “Savkombank”, the company said on January 19. The agreement provides for early repayment of the loan of 15 billion rubles, as well as a retrospective recalculation of interest rates on it. The size of the bet…

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“Russia has a chance to become a producer country for fashion brands”

Otto Group dates back to 1949. The company caught the post-war fashion boom: people who returned to peaceful life wanted to dress beautifully and diversely. When Werner Otto published the first catalog in 1950, it had only 28 pairs of shoes. In 10 years, the Otto Group already employed more than 1,000 people, and the…

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Authorities have figured out how to avoid the mass destruction of wine through the new law

The moratorium on inspections of compliance with the law on winemaking will last until March 1, told “Vedomosti” two people who participated last week in a meeting with representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Finance, Consumer Protection and other agencies. This information was confirmed by two interlocutors working in the field of retail…

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Foxcon doesn’t want to be the only iron maker for IT giants

“Steve Jobs’ accomplishments would have been impossible without Terry Gow,” Zhang Dianwen wrote in Tiger and Fox (2005) about how Gow founded Foxsonn, known as “Apple’s main assembly line.” Apple is an important customer, but not the only one. Creating Go gathers technology for Nintendo, Nokia, Sony, Xiaomi, Cisco, Google, Microsoft and many other well-known…

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Suppliers of red caviar have announced an increase in prices for their products

In late 2021 and early 2022, red caviar suppliers sent applications to retail players for a significant increase in prices for their products. This was told to Vedomosti by employees of four major retailers, citing letters from partners. One of the interlocutors says that suppliers want to increase the cost of caviar from 7 to…

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Named guilty of icing an S7 aircraft in December 2021

The crew of the S7 airline and the staff of Magadan airport did not fulfill the concept of “clean plane” and did not clear the fuselage of snow before the flight. Rosaviatsia came to such conclusions based on the results of an investigation into a serious plane crash with an S7 Airbus A321 flying from…

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By the end of 2021, Russian airlines have lost their punctuality

The average punctuality of flights of 16 Russian airlines in December 2021 was 50.3%, according to the British Aviation Statistics Agency OAG and the calculations of “Vedomosti”. This is a weaker figure compared to November 2021 (67.3%) and December-like 2019 (68.45%). OAG considers a delayed flight departure or arrival more than 15 minutes later than…

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The Russian car market will stagnate in 2022

Sales of new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles (LCV) in Russia in 2021 amounted to 1.67 million cars, said on January 13, 2022 at the annual press conference of the European Business Association (AEB) the head of the committee of automakers Thomas Sterzel. This is 4.3% more than in 2020, but 5.1% less than…

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Labs are starting to do tests for amicron

The Labquest network of laboratories is starting to test a new strain of coronavirus – amicron: it is launching such research in 54 cities in Russia. Its general director Darya Pikalyuk told Vedomosti about it. A similar service will appear in more than 130 cities and in the “Helix” in two weeks, said Deputy Director…

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How Belarusian potassium can circumvent Lithuania’s ban on transit

On February 1, the Lithuanian government decided to terminate the Lithuanian Railways’ (LTG) contract with Belaruskali for the transportation of potash fertilizers. This is stated in a statement posted on January 12 on the website of the Cabinet of Ministers. The reason for the termination of the contract was called “the interests of national security.”…

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Why “AVTOVAZ” began to lose market share

“AVTOVAZ” sold in Russia in 2021 350,714 cars, which is 2% more than in 2020, told reporters on January 12, executive vice president of sales and marketing Olivier Morne. The entire market of new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles (LCV) in Russia, according to Avtovaz, in 2021 grew by 5% to 1.68 million cars.…

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Why Moldova cannot pay for Russian gas

The Moldovan government has again asked Gazprom to postpone the advance payment for January gas supplies, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Infrastructure and Regional Development Andrei Spinu told a news conference on January 11. “Yesterday I had a conversation with [председателем правления «Газпрома» Алексеем] “Miller, during which we tried to agree on the possibility…

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Why freight transport did not get along with postcopy reproduction

The sharp economic recovery after the 2020 pandemic has revealed serious problems in global logistics. Both maritime transport and railways in 2021 with great difficulty covered the growing demand of shippers. As a result, in the second half of the year the situation in ports and border crossings was increasingly characterized as a collapse. In…

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How metallurgists made money on the market and paid for it

One of the central topics in 2021 was the rise in prices for metal products, which affected a variety of industries – from construction to the automotive industry and energy. The rise in metal prices on the world market began in the IV quarter of 2020 – against the background of the gradual abolition of…

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A number of industry-affected pandemics are showing signs of recovery

In 2021, restrictions on services and trade were introduced due to the coronavirus pandemic, which, however, were milder than last year. This time the federal authorities limited themselves to non-working days from October 30 to November 8 (in Moscow and five other regions they started a few days earlier), and regional authorities introduced QR codes…

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Gazprombank and Dmitry Bakatin sell 29.9% of IRC iron ore company for $ 96 million

Axiomi Consolidation, a structure of Nikolai Levitsky, owner of “Deki” (creator of yeast brands “Nikolai” and “Stepan Timofeevich”) and former owner of the oil service “Geotech”, acquired 24.1% of the iron ore company IRC. The shares were bought out by Cerisier Ventures Limited, a member of Gazprombank (GPB), Axiomi reported on December 30. The deal…

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Before the New Year, airports do not cope with the flow of gifts.

The cargo capacity of Russian airports is not coping with the volume of deliveries, complained to “Vedomosti” in the logistics companies PEK, Boxberry, Pony Express and DPD. In November-December, sales in Russian online stores and marketplaces increased 3-4 times compared to September and October, said Director of Business Unit PEK: Easyway Maxim Gubanov. Due to…

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Mercury thermometers are disappearing from sale

Mercury thermometers may soon disappear from sale, representatives of several pharmacy chains, distributors and marketplaces told Vedomosti. They explain this by the Minamata Convention, which restricts the use of mercury in the home. This document was signed in 2013-2014. 128 countries, including Russia, which has not yet ratified it. From 2020, the convention bans the…

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Authorities are unlikely to index the scrap collection on cars in 2022

The probability that in 2022 Russia will index the recycling fee for new cars and trucks with internal combustion engines is small, told reporters the head of the Russian Ministry of Trade Denis Manturov. According to him, there is only a discussion on harmonizing the basic rates and coefficients of scrap collection for special equipment…

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Gazprom wants to build a third skyscraper in St. Petersburg

Gazprom is discussing with the St. Petersburg authorities the possibility of building a third 555-meter-high skyscraper in Lahti (Primorsky District of the city), where its headquarters are now located. This follows from a company announcement posted on its official website. It also says that the total area of ​​†‹вЂ‹ the facility may be about…

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The MS-21 plane was 6 years late

The newest Russian MS-21 aircraft has received a basic type certificate, the head of the Russian Ministry of Trade Denis Manturov told journalists on December 28. But, according to him, flights to extend the certificate will continue until 2024. The type certificate is a basic document in civil aviation, which means the possibility of safe…

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The first flight of the Baikal plane has been postponed to 2022.

The first test flight of the new light aircraft LMS-901 “Baikal” has been postponed until 2022, the head of the Ministry of Trade of Russia Denis Manturov told reporters on December 28. According to him, it should happen at the beginning of the year. “Baikal” was to make its first flight in late 2021. In…

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SUEK and EuroChem do not want to be a captive carrier

The National Transport Company (STC), established in the fall of 2020 on the basis of SUEK’s and Eurochem’s assets Andrei Melnichenko, plans to develop at the expense of other orders, getting rid of the status of a captive operator, STC CEO Mikhail Kuznetsov told reporters. According to him, in the coming years the company plans…

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Gas prices in Europe have fallen sharply due to expectations of additional LNG consignments

Spot gas prices in Europe on December 24 fell by 18.5% to the previous day, according to the ICE exchange. At the most liquid European hub TTF in the Netherlands, January futures on Friday fell to $ 1250 per 1,000 cubic meters. m (at 18.23 Moscow time – $ 1281), on the eve of trading…

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Novak explained why the price of oil in 2022 will remain stable.

Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak believes that sharp fluctuations in oil prices in 2022 should not be expected. The price of a barrel, according to his estimates, will remain at about $ 75. “Overall, the current levels we see today are quite stable – that is $ 75 per barrel, plus or minus 10%. It…

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Why Ulan-Ude almost ran out of heat

On December 23, the authorities of Buryatia declared a state-of-the-art emergency regime after a fire at CHP-1 with a capacity of 136 MW in Ulan-Ude. This was reported by the press service of the regional government. The fire wiring as a result of a short circuit occurred around 3.30 local time and was put out…

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Putin explained the reasons for rising gas prices in Europe

Gazprom is not booking the transit capacity of the Yamal-Europe gas pipeline due to the lack of applications for gas from European consumers. This was stated by Russian President Vladimir Putin at the final press conference on December 23. “Because he (” Gazprom “-” Vedomosti “) did not book this traffic, because those of his…

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Putin fears that planes will stop flying from Moscow to St. Petersburg

Russian President Vladimir Putin has stated that the construction of the St. Petersburg-Moscow high-speed passenger highway will make unclaimed air travel on this route. “Now in Moscow it only takes 1.5 hours to get to the airport. That is why aviation on this shoulder becomes meaningless, ”he said on December 23 during the final press…

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Russia has broken the absolute record of power plant load

Russia set an absolute record for power consumption in the country’s Unified Energy System (UES) on December 22, the Energy Ministry said. According to the agency, this figure reached 159.48 GW on Wednesday. This is 2 GW higher than the previous record set in 2012 – 157.43 GW. According to the UES System Operator (CO,…

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Due to which increased oil and gas production in Russia in 2021

According to the results of 2021, oil production in Russia will be about 517 million tons, gas – about 740 billion cubic meters. m. This was announced December 22 at a briefing by Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology Alexander Kozlov. In 2020, the country, according to the Ministry of Environment, produced 50.56 million tons…

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The Ministry of Environment will start issuing CO2 burial licenses in 2022

From January 1, 2022, the Ministry of Environment will begin issuing licenses for the creation of storage facilities for greenhouse gases. This was announced at a briefing on December 22 by Minister Alexander Kozlov. “We have worked out a mechanism for providing subsoil areas for the use of greenhouse gases,” he said. He stressed that…

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Reconstruction of Terminal F Sheremetyevo will cost almost 8 billion rubles.

Sheremetyevo International Airport (MASH) is reconstructing Terminal F for 77.7 billion rubles. This is the maximum amount of the tender, the materials of which were published on December 21. The capacity of the oldest of Sheremetyevo’s existing terminals after the reconstruction, according to documents, should increase by more than 50% – from the current 8…

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Gas prices in Europe reached $ 2,200 per 1,000 cubic meters

Due to the intensifying energy crisis, Europe is becoming a more attractive market for gas suppliers than Asia. Traditionally, the gas market is referred to as the “Asian premium”, ie situations where the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to China, Japan and other Far Eastern countries is more profitable due to higher prices in…

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Rosneft has adopted a green strategy until 2030

Rosneft’s board of directors has approved the company’s development strategy until 2030. The document provides for a reduction in the carbon footprint. According to Igor Sechin, the company’s chief executive officer, the new strategy will help more than double the free cash flow (FCF) by 2030 and ensure a steady rise in the company’s value…

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Gas prices in Europe are as high as $ 2,000 per 1,000 cubic meters

Spot gas prices in Europe on the morning of December 20 briefly exceeded the mark of $ 1766 per 1,000 cubic meters. m. We are talking about January futures quotes on the Dutch hub TTF. Compared to Friday, the increase was about $ 140 per 1,000 cubic meters. m, according to the ICE exchange. Later,…

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Kamchatka has abolished the requirement of QR-codes on transport

Authorities of the Kamchatka Territory will cancel the verification of QR-codes on vaccination against COVID-19 on air and road transport in the region on December 21. This was announced on December 20 by the governor of the region Vladimir Solodov. “Due to the importance of the movement of citizens before the New Year and New…

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Some of the wines may disappear from store shelves immediately after the New Year

Some wine products may disappear from stores from January 1. Representatives of several wine companies told Vedomosti about it. According to them, this is due to the fact that the authorities have decided not to extend the moratorium on 345-FZ, which amended the law on the regulation of the alcohol market. A representative of the…

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Leonid Fyadun predicted a dramatic rise in oil prices

Oil consumption will be stable until 2030, followed by a sharp decline in consumption in Europe, and from 2035 also in China and the United States. This was stated by Vice President of Lukoil Leonid Fyadun on Friday at a presentation of prospects for global energy development until 2050. But current oil projects, according to…

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The FAS wants to increase fees at airports in the Far East and Siberia

The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) plans to increase the rates of regulated tariffs for services at a number of airports in the Far East and Siberia, according to draft orders of the service, published on the portal regulation.gov. These are the airports of Irkutsk, Barnaul, Vladivostok, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and three airports on Sakhalin – in Shakhtersk,…

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How will the UC Rusal performance affect the launch of the Taishet plant

UC Rusal has launched in the Irkutsk region the first Taishet Aluminum Plant (TaAZ) with a capacity of 428,500 tons per year, the company said on December 17. Investments in the project amounted to about 100 billion rubles, of which 45 billion rubles. – syndicated loan from VGB (30 billion rubles) and Gazprombank (15 billion…

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“The main thing is not to impose export bans on farmers”

Rusagro CEO Maxim Basov tells how the holding company has survived price regulation and makes optimistic forecasts. Share a closed article Subscribe to share closed articles with friends. Select a subscription period General Director Director of “Rusagra” Maxim Basov / Maxim Chairs / Gazette The outgoing CEO of Rusagro tells how the holding company has…

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Europe has come to terms with high gas prices for another six months

The period of high gas prices in Europe will probably last until the summer of next year. In April 2022, when the heating season in Europe ends and gas is pumped into underground storage facilities (UGS), prices will not fall below $ 1,000 per 1,000 cubic meters. m, according to Director of Research Vygon Consulting…

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“Russia, Ukraine, Brazil, India are more attractive to BlaBlaCar than France”

BlaBlaCar co-owner Nicholas Brusan tells how his company has established itself in the Russian market. Share a closed article Subscribe to share closed articles with friends. Select a subscription period Co-owner, CEO of BlaBlaCar Nicholas Brusan / Vladislav Shatila / RBC / TASS In 2003, Frenchman Frederic Mazel almost missed Christmas in the family circle.…

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“Aeroexpress” was headed by Andrei Akimov from the Moscow Department of Transport

Andrei Akimov, head of the Moscow Central Diameters Directorate (MCD) of the Moscow Central Transport Department, has been appointed the new director general of Aeroexpress, an Aeroexpress spokesman said on Monday. Akimov has been appointed CEO since December 13. He left his post in the department, a spokesman for Aeroexpress said. Prior to that, since…

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Gas prices are going up due to politics, shortages and cold spells

Spot prices (January futures) for gas in Europe on December 13 rose to $ 1380 per 1,000 cubic meters. m, which was a record increase since October 5. At the same time on December 10, according to the ICE exchange, the Dutch hub TTF futures cost about $ 1255 per 1,000 cubic meters. m. High…

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How the acquisition of “Rolf” will change the balance of power in the author

The purchase of the car dealer company “Rolf” by Sergei Petrov by the holding “Klyuchaut” from the Krasnodar Territory is the largest M u0026 A deal in the history of the national authority. In fact, the owners of “Key” will be the first and fourth players in the market. On December 13, Alfa-Bank announced that…

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Auchan has left the top 5 retailers selling commodities in daily demand

In the first nine months of this year, the Traffic Light chain ranked fifth in the Infoline FMCG Retail Russia Top ranking, which evaluates retailers who sell goods in daily demand in terms of revenue. The company earned 2005 billion rubles during this period. and moved from this line Auchan (1883 billion rubles.), Which dropped…

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Lukoil failed to get a blockchain in the Shah Deniz project

Lukoil will reduce its stake in the Azerbaijani Shah Deniz project in the Malaysian company Petronas, the Russian company said. It will fall from the previously stated 15.5% to 9.99%, and the deal amount from $ 2.25 billion to $ 1.45 billion respectively. Its closure is expected in January 2022. “The signing of these changes…

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