Medvedev advocated a gradual ban on packaging made of difficult-to-recycle materials

Dmitry Medvedev, deputy chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, head of the United Russia party, considers it necessary to gradually switch to the rejection of packaging made of difficult-to-recycle materials. Earlier, during the strategic session “Ecology” in the Leningrad region, the party proposed to phase out such packages. “There are a number … Read more

SPIEF signed agreements worth 3.8 trillion rubles

The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in 2021 was attended by almost 13,000 participants from 140 countries, said Anton Kobyakov, head of the SPIEF organizing committee. More than 800 agreements worth 3.86 trillion rubles were concluded at the forum. Of this amount, more than 200 billion rubles. falls on agreements signed by the authorities … Read more

Belousov: Russia’s economic recovery is two months faster than forecasts

The recovery of the Russian economy is now ahead of forecasts by about two months, said First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov. “We are doing better now, approximately ahead of schedule – generally speaking, there are some problems there – but this way we are ahead of the indicators by about two months. We are … Read more

G7 countries approve corporate income tax of at least 15%

The finance ministers of the G7 countries are in favor of introducing a tax on profits of large corporations at the level of at least 15%. The ministers reached an appropriate agreement following a meeting in London, said Rishi Sunak, the head of the UK Treasury. The introduction of this tax was previously initiated by … Read more

Kudrin: the dollar will continue to function in Russia

The Russians will be able to make settlements, exchange and store personal savings in dollars after the change in the currency structure of the National Welfare Fund (NWF), said the head of the Accounts Chamber Alexei Kudrin in a comment to the Russia-1 TV channel. The possible reason for the refusal from the dollar in … Read more