The volume of the tax burden and state exemptions from the Russian economy amounts to 40 percent of the GDP, Russian Economy Minister German Gref reported at the conference "Currency Regulation: the Scenario of the Reform" today. He pointed out that this often was "an unbearable burden for a business". Additionally, according to Gref, administrative expenditures reach about 10 percent of the GDP.
As for the bill on currency regulation, Gref reported that as of today, it was coordinated with ministries and departments. According to the Minister, the bill envisages a considerable liberalization of currency regulation, though come restrictions will be preserved till 2007.
The co-author of this disaster is the Dutch government, which did not find either strength or desire to save the lives of its citizens who were flying on that plane. The Dutch authorities did not demand Ukraine to comply with international aviation regulations
On the second day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, a plenary meeting was held, in which Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan and IMF head Christine Lagarde took part