If the food embargo in Russia did not work, the cost of a set of sanctioned goods would be lower by about three percent, and set nesanktsionnymi products would be cheaper by 2.9 per cent. On average, every Russian has lost 4.4 thousand rubles per year. To such conclusion experts of the Ranepa as a result of the evaluation of the loss of consumers from the introduction of Russia's counter-sanctions in 2014. The study is in the possession "of the Tape.ru".
The increase in annual inflation in the imposition of sanctions amounted to an average of 3.1 percentage points, estimated by experts. The study also noted that the impact on annual inflation was uneven in time: stronger — in the first six months to a year, after which it began to decline, and consumers switched to cheaper products of lower quality.
"The embargo benefits the producers only in the short term, in the long-term effect of the embargo on the performance of the market is reduced", — said specialists of the impact of sanctions on the business.
Russia imposed an embargo on the import of a whole list of products from EU countries, USA, Canada, Australia, Norway and many other countries in response to their economic sanctions in August 2014. Restrictions apply until 31 December 2017 and can be extended.
All problems cannot be solved with the help of tax incentives, it can lead to a Stripping of the budget. On Friday, July 21, stated the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, communicating with pupils of the "Sirius". Answering the question about the employment of young people, he recalled that there is a special program.
The Russian leadership is sensitive with bitcoin because the cryptocurrency is not sufficiently regulated. On Friday, July 21, stated President Vladimir Putin during a conversation with the students of the educational center "Sirius". He also reminded of the possible financial loss when using cryptocurrency.
The share of Russian citizens who make savings in foreign currency, for the last three years has decreased from 19 to 13 percent. Such accumulation is more likely to have respondents aged 45-54 years (18%), inhabitants of both capitals (17 per cent) and small towns with a population of 50-100 thousand people (18 per cent).
Former DCS, USA James Clapper believes that the policy of the American President Donald trump may lead to the fact that Russia "will once again be great." He stated this during a security conference held in Colorado, the Associated Press reports.
The Czech automobile brand Skoda, will start Russian sales of the updated model Rapid 22 July. Car liftbacks will be available in four trim levels: Entry, Active, Ambition and Style, as well as a sporty version of Monte Carlo. The updates were made as external shape of the liftback, and its interior.
Deputy Chairman of Russian government Dmitry Rogozin is ready to arrive in Moldova by helicopter or motorbike. "The Prime Minister of Moldova considers that "Rogozin is expected to fly on military aircraft". Well. Then on the Moldovan authorities: a helicopter or motorbike?" — the politician wrote.