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The plan of salvation and restoration of the Russian economy after the crisis caused by the pandemic coronavirus, rose sharply. It will cost 8 trillion rubles for the years 2020-2021, write “Vedomosti” with reference to the government’s draft plan and sources.
According to the newspaper, out of a total 6 trillion will lie a burden on the budget in the form of expenses and revenues, 2 trillion of investment in infrastructure, including extra-budgetary. In addition to the latest, the most expensive parts of the plan are the support of different sectors (for this purpose I want to send 1.5 trillion rubles) and the regions (1 trillion rubles). The project is still about $ 700 billion to spend on not yet developed “breakthrough initiative” of the government section which is attached to the project.
In a total amount of 8 trillion are already spending on previously announced measures to rescue and assist the population, the newspaper said. However, new measures to support small and medium enterprises, as well as citizens is not provided. The final version of the economic recovery plan to make the presidential administration on 1 June. During the discussion, the government proposals may disappear from the document, according to sources.
Earlier the head of Ministry of economic development Maxim Reshetnikov said that the cost of already announced government measures to support the economy exceeded 3 trillion rubles. Similar figures (3.1 trillion, or 2.6 percent of GDP) has led to the publication of The Bell. At the last, the biggest support came in the business is 1.9 trillion rubles. However, only the fifth part of the sum will be given “live” money. To support public authorities will send nearly 550 billion, estimated publication.
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