Demand will be supported by incentives // Buyers of domestic IT solutions will be given a discount on income tax

Within the framework of the “second package” of measures to support the IT industry, the government has agreed on new benefits for buyers of domestic software and hardware. All of them relate to income tax – we are talking about the application of a multiplying coefficient to the costs of purchasing Russian solutions in the … Read more

They will ask for their software // Heads of state-owned companies will personally answer for the low rates of import substitution in IT

In Russia, personal responsibility may be introduced for the heads of state-owned companies for the low rates of implementation of Russian software. The measure proposed by the Ministry of Finance was supported by President Vladimir Putin. According to the ministry, in 2019-2020, the Russian market lost about 70 billion rubles, which state-owned companies could spend … Read more

Software citizenship raised questions // The Ministry of Economy is against changing the criteria for domestic software

The Ministry of Economy did not support the idea of ​​the Ministry of Digital Affairs to change the rules for admitting software (software) to public procurement. The proposed changes make it possible to include in the register software developed by enterprises with head offices abroad, controlled by Russian beneficiaries. The need for such clarifications could … Read more

“It is important to maintain a balance of interests of the state, patients and industry” // Deputy Head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade Vasily Osmakov on the department’s pilot pharmaceutical project

Local production of pharmaceutical substances, as the events of recent years have shown, is of greater importance for ensuring the normal functioning of the health care system than having its own production of finished products from imported raw materials. At the end of 2020, the growth in prices for substances imported into the Russian Federation … Read more