Offer to withdraw from metallurgical and chemical companies 514 billion “windfall” has led to a sharp drop in their capitalization. According to estimates of “Vedomosti” newspaper, in less than a day nine out of 14 companies lost nearly 392 billion rubles ($5.9 billion). In the calculation were not taken into account the data of SIBUR, SUEK, metalloinvest, and Uralkali, whose securities are not traded on exchanges.
The publication notes that in terms of percentage lost in the capitalization of “Eurasia” (-9%), NLMK (-7,9%), MMK (-6,05%) and “the pole gold” (-5,3%). The value of the remaining companies fell within the range of 2.25 to 4.8%.
We will remind, on August 9 it became known that the Russian presidential aide on economic issues Andrei Belousov sent a letter to Putin, in which he proposed to withdraw from the 14 metallurgical, mining and chemical companies 513,7 billion “windfall” for the last year. The funds plan to guide the implementation of the may decrees.
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Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that the document is marked “for official use only”, and Putin put him on the resolution “Agree”. According to the press Secretary, the President “agreed that this topic will be elaborated by the government of the Russian Federation and are to submit proposals with regard to maintaining the investment opportunities these companies.” At the moment the offer Belousova worked in the Cabinet of Ministers and assessed by experts, said Peskov.
The initiative of the assistant to the President stirred the business. Head NLMK Vladimir Lisin has criticized the idea. According to him, made an official calculation is incorrect: the tax burden is calculated from the revenues taken into account and revenues of companies located in foreign jurisdictions are not considered personal income tax, insurance contributions and other payments.