Imports may rise by 10-35%
Mironov proposed to index salaries and pensions due to coronavirus
The head of “Fair Russia” Sergey Mironov has offered the state Duma to consider the extraordinary indexation of wages and pensions because of the situation with coronavirus in the world. This was reported on the website of the party.
According to experts, imports will rise in the range of 10-35%. Inflation may also affect domestic products made from foreign components and materials, including food products.
“The value of the index and the procedure will discuss with the state Duma, Federation Council and government. But the sooner we begin the work the better”, — said Mironov.
He is confident that the proposed measures will not lead to a critical burden on the budget. “It’s no secret that the cheap ruble makes it easier for the state to its commitments. And most importantly — why we have amassed such provisions, for so many years taking money from the economy and the social sphere. Hoarded for a rainy day? Well, he came,” — said Mironov.
He added that it is also necessary to support business, reducing the rate of accrual of social insurance contributions for entrepreneurs, indexing wages to their employees.
Coronavirus COVID-19 began to spread in the December 2019 in China. In March, the who announced the pandemic. In the world of more than 276 thousand infections COVID-19, the victims of the virus were 11.4 million people, has recovered 89.7 thousand people.
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