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On the background of holidays in April the number of new companies in Russia fell to a record low, so that one new company had three eliminated. This is stated in the research consulting company FinExpertiza, which is in the possession “of the Tape.ru”.
For the month, excluding individual entrepreneurs in the country has opened 11 676 new businesses, although in the last two years there were more than 32 thousand. The statistics on new businesses underway since 2005, and is the minimum figure.
While a flurry of closures of enterprises is also not observed. Eliminated was 31.5 thousand companies, 32 percent and 38 percent less than in April 2019 and 2018, respectively. Less closings was in July of 2018 — 27,7 thousand.
A large part of the business, which closed last April, is associated with wholesale trade (29 percent), construction (15 percent) and retail trade (8 per cent).
The President of the network FinExpertiza Elena Trubnikova notes that the weak level of elimination due to the stretch process and the requirement of a large number of legal formalities. According to her, most likely, the majority of killings and discoveries began before the announcement days.
The specialists FinExpertiza has estimated that stopping the economy from the outbreak of coronavirus had cost the Russian business 3.7 trillion rubles. And in may, more than 75 percent of representatives of small and medium business in Russia said they expect further deterioration of the situation.
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