Sberbank and several companies requested to be included in exemption on sanctions for Turkey

Sberbank and several companies requested to be included in exemption on sanctions for Turkey


MOSCOW, January 13. Sberbank and several large companies have approached the MAYOR with a request to include them in the list of exemptions by the sanctions of Russia against Turkey. The journalists said the first Deputy Minister of economic development of RF Alexey Likhachev on the sidelines of the Gaidar forum 2016, organized by the Ranepa and the Gaidar Institute.

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“Turn many Russian companies, including Sberbank, on a possible conclusion from-under actions of the Russian response,” he said. It concerns three categories of measures: goods, services and labor.

As previously reported by Likhachev, the economic development Ministry will submit to the government a list of future contracts, which will not be subject to sanctions. It is stipulated by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation.

Withdrawals will affect the issues of security and issues associated with the inability to replace this or that service, the issues associated with the execution of budget commitments and international obligations. The MAYOR will also take into account the wishes of the subjects of the Russian Federation.

Measures ensuring against Turkey

As previously reported, the Russian government has approved a list of certain types of work, prohibit from 1 January 2016 for implementation by organizations under the jurisdiction of Turkey, as well as organizations controlled by the Turkish citizens and (or) the organisations under the jurisdiction of Turkey. The list includes construction of buildings, engineering structures and specialized construction works; activities in the field of architecture and engineering, technical testing, research and analysis; activities of travel agencies and other organizations providing services in the field of tourism; activity of hotels and other places for temporary accommodation; performance of works, rendering of services for state and municipal needs; processing of wood.

The document was submitted to the government pursuant to the decree of the President of Russia from November 28, 2015 “On measures for safeguarding national security of the Russian Federation and the protection of citizens from criminal and other unlawful acts and on application of special economic measures against the Turkish Republic.”