the head of the chamber of Commerce and industry (CCI) Sergey Katyrin has written to the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin letter with a request to include the activities of advertising agencies in the list of industries most affected by the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19.
As explained by the head of the CCI, the chamber receives numerous requests from representatives of agencies and organizations engaged in advertising activity, “in connection with the critical situation of the sector, which resulted from combat the spread of coronavirus infection”, reports TASS.
Recall that imposed by the Russian authorities restrictions related COVID-19, has hit many businesses, especially small and medium. An initial list of the most affected sectors in need of special support from the state, was approved on 3 April 2020, and it consisted of 9 spheres, employing about 4 million workers. Later, the list was repeatedly extended, — it included a cinema, a dental clinic, museums, zoos and all non-food retail.
Thus, the most affected by the pandemic was recognized as trucking, air transport, tourism, exhibition activities, hotels, entertainment and leisure, catering, domestic services, culture and sport, non-food retail, and dental services.
Later, on 13 may, it became known that the government has made changes to the list of “most affected” industries — the list includes “manufacture of products of national art crafts” and “activities for the implementation of the trade through vending machines”, i.e. vending.
may 29, in the list of the most affected sectors were included, the media, and take advantage of government support measures will publishers of books, Newspapers, magazines, periodicals, television and radio stations, zines, news agencies.
Add that roSiska the economy in February—March 2020 was under the powerful impact of two negative factors — the rapid spread of the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19 and its deleterious effect on the global economy and collapse in oil prices. Against this background, the rouble significantly depreciated against the dollar and the Euro. Reacting to the situation, the government and the Bank of Russia adopted several packages of measures to support the economy and citizens.
may 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the end of may 12, a single period of days off, entered March 30, in the fight against COVID-19.
2 Jun Mishustin reported on the nationwide state plan for the recovery of the Russian economy in 2020-2021 years, noting in particular that the cost of the plan will amount to about 5 trillion roubles. June 19, Putin was sent a revised draft of the national plan.
July 2, Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation Vladimir Kolychev said that the total cost of the measures (the bailout package), aimed at combating the spread of coronavirus infection in Russia and mitigating economic impacts from restrictions imposed, estimated to be worth about 4 trillion rubles. According to him, the main focus of the budget measures were made on several fronts: strengthening health systems, supporting citizens and businesses, the balancing of regional budgets.
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