Disposable waste of the population // Ministry of Natural Resources proposes not to change the base for calculating tariffs for garbage collection

The Ministry of Natural Resources has published drafts of two regulations that fundamentally change approaches to the formation of the basic document in the field of municipal solid waste (MSW) management – the federal scheme and change the rules for determining waste accumulation standards in favor of calculated rather than actual data. This change can … Read more

The Bank of England made its bet // The British regulator supported the trend towards tightening monetary policy

The Bank of England on Thursday, following the US Federal Reserve System and the European Central Bank, decisively raised the interest rate – by 50 basis points at once, to 1.75% per annum. This was the most significant increase in the indicator over the past 27 years. In this way, the regulator is trying to … Read more

House managers say goodbye, but do not leave // ​​The State Duma is looking for a solution to the problem of serial bankruptcies in housing and communal services

A draft law has been submitted to the State Duma to include in the register of disqualified persons not only managers, but also owners of management companies in housing and communal services, whose licenses have been cancelled. The authorities intend in this way to solve the problem of serial bankruptcies in the utility industry, when … Read more

The Central Bank stepped over analysts // The key rate was reduced from 9.5% to 8%

On July 22, the Central Bank (CB) refuted analysts’ forecasts and lowered the key rate much more decisively than they expected: by 1.5 percentage points at once, from 9.5% to 8% per annum. Thus, the regulator reacted to the significant strengthening of the ruble and the decline in annual inflation. A significant reduction in the … Read more

Loan supported household consumption // Demand monitoring

The nominal volume of consumer spending on the purchase of goods and services using Sber cards from July 3 to July 10 increased by 10.7% in annual terms against 11.7% a week earlier, Sberindex records. Romir also notes similar dynamics: from July 4 to July 10, the average weekly nominal expenses of citizens decreased by … Read more

Rates on ruble deposits returned to the level of the first half of February // Infographics

The average maximum interest rate on ruble deposits in the ten largest banks of the Russian Federation, attracting the largest volume of deposits, decreased from 9.09% in the first ten days of June to 8.14% in the second, according to the materials of the Central Bank. Thus, it returned to the level of the first … Read more

Certificates are expanding the application // FSS summed up the first results of the project launch

The majority of disabled people who have used the new way to purchase technical rehabilitation equipment (RTM) – with the help of electronic certificates of the Social Insurance Fund (FSS) – have spent them on wheelchairs, orthopedic shoes and hearing aids. In total, since the start of the project, the fund has issued more than … Read more

Izvestia: in Russia there will be a way to pay with Mir cards using a smartphone

Holders of Mir bank cards will be able to pay using a smartphone, the Izvestia newspaper reports. A QR code will be generated on the client’s smartphone, which the seller reads at the checkout when making a purchase. This code will be generated in the Mir Pay program or the application of a credit institution. … Read more

Siluanov promised that Russia would find a way to pay its debts

Russia is preparing a mechanism to pay off holders of sovereign Eurobonds, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said. According to him, a form according to which it will be possible to pay off Russia’s obligations will be found. However, the minister did not specify what it would be. The Minister expressed his conviction that even if … Read more