More complicated than the situation in 2008 Putin announced new measures

The economic crisis caused by the spread of coronavirus infection COVID-19 is more complex than the crisis of 2008-2009. As reported TASS, said Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Today, as reported by the “Rambler”, Putin held a meeting on the situation in the Russian automotive industry. Participated in business leaders and government representatives.

“Today is more complicated than the situation in 2008-2009,” — said the President during the event.

According to him, in 2008-2009 in Russia from abroad came the global financial crisis, and now the pandemic coronavirus infection significantly restricts business activities in the country on a whole range of areas.

Putin noted that in 2008-2009 the Russian automakers have been through a difficult period due to the timely and targeted solutions to support crisis management. In 2020, he said, the situation has its own specifics. He invited the meeting to discuss it.

In December, China started the outbreak of disease infection COVID-19, which causes the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. In March, the world health organization (who) declared the outbreak a pandemic. According to recent reports, globally the number of cases exceeded 2.7 million.