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NATALIA KORNIENKO COMMENTED ON THE TAX DEDUCTION INITIATIVE FOR RESIDENTIAL LEASE

23 august 2021

The Minstroy RF suggested to introduce a new tax deduction for Russians for residential lease. Natalia Kornienko, Head of Tax System Development Department of the Gaidar Institute, told to radio Sputnik how this measure will be implemented and whether it will help to stimulate the development of the rental market. 

NATALIA SHAGAIDA: “RF FACES NO RISKS LOSING ITS POSITION IN THE WORLD WHEAT MARKET"

20 august 2021

As long as the incomes of Russian wheat producers cover their costs, grain exports will not decline. This was expressed by Natalia Shagaida, Head of Agrarian Department of the Gaidar Institute, to the IA REGNUM reporter. She commented in such terms on the forecasts of Bloomberg experts, who assumed that Russia risks losing its dominant position in the world market due to grain export duties.

NATALIA KORNIENKO SPOKE ABOUT INTRODUCTION OF STA (SINGLE TAX ACCOUNT) FOR INDIVIDUAL ENTREPRENEURS AND ORGANIZATIONS

19 august 2021

”Gazeta.ru” published opinions of Natalia Kornienko, Head of Tax System Development Department of the Gaidar Institute, on the introduction of a single tax account for all taxes, duties and insurance premiums for legal entities and individual entrepreneurs.

NATALIA SHAGAIDA: “FAS WANTS TO LEGALLY RESTRICT RETAIL MARGIN”

17 august 2021

The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) can suggest to restrict the retail margin. Natalia Shagaida, Head of Agrarian Department of the Gaidar Institute, said that administrative interference can trigger unexpected effects. The expert’s opinion was published by ”Agroinvestor.”

SERGEY PRIKHODKO: “THERE ARE NO FUNDAMENTAL PREREQUISITES FOR CONSUMER OPTIMISM"

16 august 2021

According to Kommersant, the "Ivanov's consumer index", elaborated by Sberbank, proves the confidence of Russian consumers in Q 2. Sergey Prikhodko, Executive Director of the Gaidar Institute, believes that the index rather reflects the psychological well-being of the population and there are no fundamental prerequisites for consumer optimism. 

OLGA IZRYADNOVA: “LABOR MARKET LACKS QUAILIFIED WORKERS MEETING MODERN REQUIREMENTS”

10 august 2021

Olga Izryadnova, Head of Structural Policy Department of the Gaidar Institute, shared her views with “Mir novostei” that the implementation of new projects requires skilled workers, while it is really difficult to find them.

NATALIA SHAGAIDA: “INFLATIONARY EXPECTATIONS ARE A DERIVATIVE OF FOOD PRICE GROWTH”

05 august 2021

Novaya Gazeta, in a feature article, cites data from the joint study “Assessing the Impact of Institutional and Structural Changes on the Development of Russia’s Agricultural Sector”, conducted by Natalya Shagaida, Head of the Gaidar Institute’s Agrarian Department, and Vasily Uzun of the RANEPA Center for Agri-Food Policy.

STEPAN ZEMTSOV: “IT IS FEASIBLE TO ORIENT GOVERNMENT SUPPORT TOWARDS COMPANY OPERATING IN THE PROMISING INDUSTRIES”

05 august 2021

The sector of fast-growing companies (FGC) in Russia is slowly gaining in efficiency, according to Kommersant. Overall, Russia’s FGC sector remains small compared with the developed countries. Stepan Zemtsov, senior researcher at the Gaidar Institute’s Innovation Economics Department, believes that it would be feasible to focus government support on the companies operating in those industries that correspond to Russia’s long-term development priorities.

SERGEY DROBYSHEVSKY: AN ECONOMIC FORECAST FOR AUGUST 2021

02 august 2021

Scientific Director of the Gaidar Institute Sergei Drobyshevsky, in an interview with Kommersant, shared his economic forecast for the next month. He answered the questions as to what will be happening with the USD-to-ruble exchange rate, world oil prices, the inflation rate and the behavior of the US dollar and the euro in the world currency market.

ALEXANDER DERYUGIN: “A FALSE ALARM: DOES THE GOVERNMENT DEBT ISSUE REALLY EXIST AT THE REGIONAL LEVEL?”

02 august 2021

Gazeta.ru published an article by Alexander Deryugin, researcher the Gaidar Institute’s Budget Policy Department, addressing the issue of whether the growth of government debt owed by subjects of the Russian Federation requires any intervention on the part of the federal government.

ALEXANDRA BOZHECHKOVA: “THE BIG MAC INDEX SUGGESTS THAT THE RUBLE IS UNDERVALUED”

30 july 2021

According to Izvestia, the Big Mac Index shows the Russian ruble to be in 2nd place among the most undervalued currencies in the world, behind only of the Lebanese pound. Alexandra Bozhechkova, head of the Gaidar Institute’s Monetary Policy Department, explains why the gap between the ruble’s nominal exchange rate and the Big Mac Index is so great.

ALEXEY VEDEV PREDICTS THE RUBLE MOVEMENT PATTERN FOR THE “FATEFUL” MONTH OF AUGUST

30 july 2021

Alexey Vedev, head of the Gaidar Institute’s Financial Studies Department, offered his forecast of the ruble forex rate movement pattern for the “fateful” month of August. According to Moskovsky Komsomolets, in line with the evil tradition dating back to the 1998 default, the people always expect the last month of summer to be fraught with threats to the national currency.

NATALYA SHAGAYDA: “EACH COUNTRY IS DEPENDENT ON SOME PRODUCTS, BUT THE DEPENDENCE IS UNSIGNIFICANT”

29 july 2021

Natalia Shagayda, head of the Gaidar Institute’s Agrarian Department, on the air with Sputnik radio program, discussed the issue of whether the products manufactured inside the EAEU could successfully displace imported products from the domestic market, and the benefits this could bring to ordinary consumers.

OLGA IZRYADNOVA: “THE RUSSIAN ECONOMY DEMONSTRATED SUSTAINABLE RECOVERY IN H1”

28 july 2021

Olga Izryadnova, Head of the Gaidar Institute’s Structural Policy Department, said in her interview with The Independent Newspaper that over the course of H1, the Russian economy was characterized by positive trends in demand and supply recovery. This was her commentary on Russia’s economic growth forecast for 2021 released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

OLGA IZRYADNOVA IDENTIFIED ONE INDUSTRY IN RUSSIA WITH AN ‘ALARMINGLY LOW’ INVESTMENT ACTIVITY

22 july 2021

In Russia, investment activity in the chemical and petrochemical industrial complex has remained alarmingly low. This is what Оlga Izryadnova, Head of the Gaidar Institute’s Structural Policy Department, said in her interview with the news agency REGNUM. She believes that the Russian economy has been recovering at a rather dynamic pace, which is confirmed by the international credit rating agencies.

ALEXANDER DERYUGIN OFFERS HIS FORECAST OF THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE THIRD COVID-19 WAVE FOR THE RUSSIAN ECONOMY

21 july 2021

The Russian economy may suffer from a third wave of the pandemic, as the media have prophesized. The validity of such fears was discussed on the air with Sputnik radio program by Alexander Deryugin, researcher at the Gaidar Institute’s Budget Policy Department.
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