Kyrgyzstan unveils plan to strengthen som and ‘de-dollarize’ economy

Kyrgyzstan’s Ministry of the Economy yesterday released details of plans that it has drawn up in conjunction…

Voluntary Russian food price regulation agreement reached

Voluntary Russian food price regulation: Representatives from Russia’s manufacturers, retailers and consumer groups this week signed a…

Medvedev introduces Russian food price monitoring

Russian food price monitoring: Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has instructed his government to set up a system to monitor…

Russian corporate governance code to begin next month

Russian corporate governance code: Russia’s Government is planning to introduce a corporate governance code regulating the…

Russian voluntary pension scheme under active discussion

Russian voluntary pension scheme. The Russian government is “actively discussing” the possibility of introducing voluntary pension…

Russian private pension contributions frozen again

Russian private pension contributions: In the face of fierce criticism from both officials and analysts, the Russian government…

Russian Financial Ombudsman under consideration

Russian Financial Ombudsman: The Russian government is considering setting up a Financial Ombudsman to resolve disputes between…

FAS instigates Russian urban food price check

Russian urban food price check: The Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) is to start checking wholesale and…

Azerbaijan Internet tariffs under review

Azerbaijan Internet tariffs: Azerbaijan Internet Society is looking at cutting the cost to consumers of internet…

Ministry backs Russians right to chose bank

Russians right to chose bank: The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has put its support…

Russian fare clampdown pledge

Russian fare clampdown: Following spectacular rises in air and rail tickets in the run-up to the Winter…