MOSCOW, Oct 21 (PRIME)
Minister: Russian Reserve Fund seen at 1 tln rbl as of Jan 1, ‘17MOSCOW, Oct 21 (PRIME) -- Russia’s Reserve Fund is to amount to 1.1 trillion rubles as of January 1, 2017, and the National Wealth Fund to 4.7 trillion rubles, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said at a meeting with the State Duma, the parliament’s lower chamber, on Friday.
Russian ruble rises above 68 per euro, record high since Aug 2015
MOSCOW, Oct 21 (PRIME)The fall of the euro below 1.09 per U.S. dollar has boosted the Russian ruble to 67.98 per the European currency, a record high since August 2015, as seen by PRIME in the data of the Moscow Exchange.
Russian antitrust prepares gas market liberalization reform
YALTA, Crimea, Oct 20 (PRIME)The Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service plans to prepare a reform to liberalize natural gas market prices within two to three years, Director Igor Artemyev said Thursday during a meeting on tariff regulation.
Russia’s ALROSA cuts Jan–Sep diamond output 6% to 28 mln carats
MOSCOW, Oct 20 (PRIME)Diamond output of Russian uncut diamond mining giant ALROSA fell 6% on the year to 27.9 million carats in January–September due to lower output, the company said in a statement on Thursday.
Russia’s MTS to buy devices from Samsung for 7 bln rbl next 3 yrs
MOSCOW, Oct 21 (PRIME)Russian mobile operator MTS has allocated 7 billion rubles to its unit, RTK, which manages the company’s retail chain, to finance a 3-year distribution agreement with Samsung, according to the operator’s documents, seen by PRIME on Friday.
MOSCOW, Oct 5 (PRIME) -- France’s Alstom is studying expansion of localization in Russia amid economic stagnation to cut prices and maintain competitiveness, President for Russia, Ukraine and Belarus Philippe Pegorier told PRIME in an interview Wednesday.