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.
London's high court has postponed a decision on the appeal of Ukraine in a debt dispute with Russia. Kiev has asked to suspend fulfillment of obligations in front of Moscow before the case will consider the court of Appeal, the meeting of which will take place no earlier than 2018. The judge will have to decide whether to grant the request of Kiev.
Due to the increasing life expectancy and low rate of return on investments of pension funds in deficit savings by 2050 will reach 427,8 trillion dollars. That's five times more than the current world GDP. The relevant information contains in the report of the world economic forum (WEF).
Sberbank will test a drone that will deliver the cash, said the Chairman of the Board of the credit institution Stanislav Kuznetsov. According to him, the laboratory Bank explores the possibility of using unmanned aircraft to improve efficiency.
Russian Maria Laecken (Kuchina) prevailed over the rivals in the sector to jump stage of the Diamond League in Eugene (USA). Champion of the world 2015, speaking under a neutral flag, in her best attempt to overcome a mark of 2.03 meters.
"Barcelona" defeated "Alaves" in the final of the Spanish Cup. The meeting was held at the stadium "Vicente calderón" in Madrid and ended with the victory of the Catalans with a score of 3:1. The blue-pomegranate Lionel Messi, Neymar and Paco alcácer. The only goal "alavesa" scored Theo Bernard françois.
The media learned of the decision of the US Navy to send to the coast of the DPRK, the aircraft carrier "Nimitz" (USS Nimitz), to increase the pressure on Pyongyang. The ship will join the already located in that area, "Ronald Reagan" and "Carl Vinson", increasing the striking force to a record level.