SOCHI, Sep 30 (PRIME)
Finance minister sees Russia’s 2016 budget deficit at 3.5–3.7%SOCHI, Sep 30 (PRIME) -- Russian budget deficit will amount to 3.5–3.7% of the gross domestic product (GDP) in 2016, not 3% as earlier planned, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told reporters on Friday citing amendments to the 2016 budget drafted by the Finance Ministry.
Russian govt to aim at improving lives of people in next 5 yrs
SOCHI, Sep 30 (PRIME)The Russian government’s economic agenda for the next five years will be aimed at growth and improvement the standard of living, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Friday at a Sochi international investment forum.
Lukoil: Russian private oil firms to limit output if necessary
SOCHI, Sep 30 (PRIME)Private oil companies will join the initiative to limit oil production in the country if Russia makes such decision, oil major Lukoil CEO Vagit Alekperov told Rossiya 24 television channel on Friday.
Russian antitrust agrees on Sukhoi Log gold field sales terms
SOCHI, Sep 30 (PRIME)Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service has agreed with the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry’s suggestion to allow only companies with state ownership of at least 25% to an auction for the Sukhoi Log gold deposit, Minister Sergei Donskoi told reporters Friday.
Russian antitrust says Google improves partially with mailout
MOSCOW, Sep 30 (PRIME)Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service sees mailout of notifications by Google to Android device users with an option to deactivate its preinstalled applications only as a partial fulfilment of its order, Yelena Zayeva, director of the IT regulation department at the service, said Friday.
MOSCOW, Sep 29 (PRIME) -- The prolongation of a freeze of the accumulative part of Russian pension savings into 2017 will mean abolishment of this system, which is a bad sign for the market and citizens, and the Economic Development Ministry offers a partial unfreeze of the pensions, Deputy Minister Oleg Fomichyov told PRIME in an interview Thursday.