MOSCOW, Jul 18 (PRIME)
Statistics: Real disposable income in Russia rises 0.2% in JuneMOSCOW, Jul 18 (PRIME) -- Russia’s real disposable income increased 0.2% on the year in June and grew 2.6% on the year in January–June, the Federal State Statistics Service said in a statement on Wednesday.
Russia lowers US treasuries holding to $14.9 bln in May
WASHINGTON, Jul 18 (PRIME)Russia reduced its holding of U.S. treasuries to U.S. $14.9 billion in May, the lowest figure since 2007, and is no longer among the 33 biggest holders of such bonds, according to the data of the U.S. Department of the Treasury seen by PRIME on Wednesday.
Naftogaz Ukrainy may continue seizing assets of Gazprom
KIEV, Jul 18 (PRIME)Ukrainian energy holding Naftogaz Ukrainy will continue to enforce debts of Russian gas giant Gazprom under a Stockholm arbitration court’s ruling, Naftogaz Ukrainy CCO Yury Vitrenko said on his Facebook page on Wednesday.
Statistics: Russia’s platinum output falls 10% in June
MOSCOW, Jul 18 (PRIME)Russia’s output of unrefined and semi-refined or powder platinum decreased 10% on the year and 15.3% on the month in June, the Federal State Statistics Service said in a statement on Wednesday without disclosing absolute figures.
VTB Bank, Moscow govt to launch smart city app in Sep–Nov
MOSCOW, Jul 18 (PRIME)State-controlled VTB Bank and the Moscow city government will launch in September–November an application, called My Smart City, to pay for housing and public utilities services, mobile connection, school meals, and others, the bank’s President Andrei Kostin said on Wednesday at a forum.
MOSCOW, Jul 18 (PRIME) -- Investment in a rail link between the Russian Trans-Siberian railway and the Trans-Korean railway can exceed U.S. $4 billion significantly, Russia’s ambassador to North Korea Alexander Matsegora told PRIME in an interview released on Wednesday.