According to first Deputy economic development Minister Alexei Likhachev, the Ministry was requested to prepare a list of contracts to be concluded with the Turkish organizations for the supply of goods (works, services) in respect of which the special economic measures shall not be applied.
MOSCOW, 13 Jan.Prime. Sberbank appealed to the Ministry of economic development with the exceptions on special economic measures imposed by Russia against Turkey, told journalists the first Deputy Minister of economic development Alexey Likhachev.
The Ministry was requested by the government together with the concerned departments to prepare a list of contracts to be concluded with the Turkish organizations for the supply of goods (works, services) in respect of which the special economic measures shall not be applied.
“We conduct systematic work on the analysis of all the consequences of measures taken (in respect of Turkey — ed.), including taking into account industry analysis, until the appeal of specific companies. I can name several large companies, including Sberbank, such requests are addressed,” said Likhachev on the sidelines of the Gaidar forum.
“Of course, we continue to prepare proposals to the government that such measures should be taken. However, we must understand that all these decisions will be made with consideration for the current state of the budget of the Russian Federation, including hard budget constraints that exist,” he said.
“Turn many Russian companies with similar issues, including Sberbank. On a possible conclusion from-under actions of the Russian response to Turkey… there are three categories of measures — products, services and workforce,” he said. “We have to include seizure. The President gave us that right,” added Likhachev.
He did not specify what exemptions have been approached by the savings Bank. According to the decree of the President of the Russian Federation on specmark against Turkey and adopted in its development with government regulations, from 1 January banned a series of activities in Russia to organizations under the control of Turkey, its companies and citizens, moreover, Russian employers may not employ nationals of Turkey. On the last point, in late December the government published a list of 53 Russian companies, which can attract new Turkish employees. Among them, the joint-stock company “Denizbank Moscow” — subsidiary of the Turkish Denizbank is controlled by Sberbank.