the Chairman of the accounts chamber of the Russian Federation Alexey Kudrin considers that state support of the Russians in the acute phase of the economic crisis caused by the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19, could be wider.
“In times of crisis, you need easy and fast ways of providing assistance. I would go for the scheme of the broader issue of money,” — said the head of the control Department in an interview with TASS.
At the same time, Kudrin pointed out, “effectively that support was given to those who are in greater need, then the payments will be more.” “If extended help at all, due to the limited resources of the payments will be lower. So of course, I would like to go on the scheme for targeted support. But in times of crisis is difficult,” — said the head of the chamber.
we will Remind, on may 22 the President of the Bank of Russia Elvira Nabiullina said that the measures of direct support in a pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19 in demand by businesses and citizens. “Indeed, measures of direct support of citizens and businesses — these measures are in demand, and we see that the government is expanding these measures to support and increase the expenditures for these purposes”, — said the head of the Central Bank.
Before the online Startup Village conference LiveStream Chairman of the Board of the state Corporation “RUSNANO” Anatoly Chubais expressed the view that the economic crisis in Russia to help by direct distribution of money to those citizens who are most difficult.
Previously managing Director of macroeconomic analysis and forecasting “Expert RA” Anton tabah, evaluating the effectiveness of the distribution of money in aid to the Russians in a pandemic coronavirus infection, and compared this measure with the distribution of drugs in small doses. “Healthy is not necessary, the patient will not help”, — said the expert, responding to quOS RBK Quote.
As indicated by the Tabs, “contrary to polumish about the distribution of elephants and gingerbread, direct distribution where there is little small — less than one local, higher than us minimum Wage (in Russia is 12 thousand 130 roubles — ed.)”. “Payment of salaries and extended benefits, we also introduced, but later than necessary, and to a lesser extent. They need to be increased to speed up acquisition and increase availability,” says the expert.
prior To this, in an interview to the newspaper “Vedomosti”, the head of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation Anton Siluanov said that the Russian authorities could give the people the money “from helicopters” if the country had the ability to print the reserve currency.
the Term “helicopter money” or “money from helicopters” born from the work of the American economist in 1969. He then compared the direct payments of government of certain amounts to the entire population throwing banknotes from a helicopter. A number of countries such as the support of the coronavirus is now implementing, in particular the US and Japan.
let’s Add that the Russian 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. He also announced the beginning of implementation of the third package of anti-crisis measures, under which the state, in particular, will increase targeted support for families with children, small businesses, individual entrepreneurs and self-employed. In addition, Putin instructed the government to prepare absencethe national plan for long-term development of the economy, the recovery in employment and incomes.
on 27 may, the Minister of economic development (MED) of the Russian Federation Maxim Reshetnikov said that the total cost of anti-crisis measures to support the Russian economy, aimed at combating the impact of the pandemic coronavirus has reached 3.3 trillion rubles.
on 2 June Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin presented to the President a national plan for the recovery of the Russian economy in 2020-2021 years, noting in particular that the cost of the plan will be about 5 trillion rubles.
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