The sky beckoned pensioners // Aeroflot found a way to increase passenger traffic

Air carriers, hoping to receive state subsidies, continue to fight to increase passenger traffic through promotions. Thus, Aeroflot will sell tickets to pensioners at a single rate until the end of the year. The airlines are faced with the task of keeping passenger traffic from falling by more than 10%. But although in July Pobeda … Read more

World food prices continue to decline // Infographics

The FAO Food Price Index continues to decline for the fourth consecutive month from the record highs recorded in March. In July, the average value of the index was 140.9 points, which is 13.3 points, or 8.6%, lower than in June. This is the sharpest decline since October 2008, according to FAO materials. It is … Read more

Fed keeps step // Key rate raised again by 0.75 percentage points

The US Federal Reserve System (FRS) Wednesday, July 27, again raised the key rate, bringing it to the range of 2.25-2.5% per annum. As in June, the increase was “non-standard” 0.75 percentage points. Explaining his decision, the regulator, as before, referred to the rise in inflation in the United States – in June it accelerated … Read more

Digital medical technologies put in their places // Health Monitoring

The emergence of new solutions in IT industries (artificial intelligence, sensors, robotics), the pandemic and an increase in the proportion of patients with chronic diseases have increased the demand for digital technologies in healthcare. Experts from the Institute for Statistical Research and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK HSE), using the iFORA big data analysis system (26,000 … Read more

Positions were added to Denis Manturov // The head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade became an industrial vice-premier

Vladimir Putin on Friday approved personnel reshuffles aimed at solving the problems of Russian industrial production in the face of sanctions – Industrial Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov was dismissed, and his powers were given to the new Deputy Prime Minister and head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov. It is expected … Read more

Industrial activity has renewed the minimum of the sanctions crisis // Monitoring of the conjuncture

The first leading indicators of the state of the industry record a noticeable decline in business activity in the sector in July 2022. The Gaidar Institute Industrial Optimism Index (IEP), as of July 14, fell by another five points, updating the low of the current crisis and falling below the March 2022 level. The deterioration … Read more

By capacity and online // The Ministry of Industry and Trade complains about the difficulties with the digitalization of licensing of pharmaceutical companies

The Ministry of Industry and Trade appealed to the government with a request to increase the terms for issuing licenses for pharmaceutical activities online. The ministry refers to the lack of staff and the difficulty of collecting documents by officials – and, according to the interlocutor of Kommersant in the government, this is not a … Read more

Green generation wants quick money // RES support program may end ahead of schedule

As Kommersant found out, against the backdrop of sanctions, generating companies were asked once to index the tariffs of new renewable energy projects not according to consumer, but according to higher industrial inflation – by 28%. However, such a step, according to the estimates of the profile regulator, will lead to the completion of the … Read more