Siluanov: On the fight against COVID-19 in Russia, funds in the amount of 1.2% of GDP

the First area concerns measures in the field of health. Additional resources are now required for the creation of appropriate infrastructure. More than 50 billion rubles allocated for the construction of a new infectious centers, the creation and conversion of new hospital beds, purchase of required medical equipment. The government will Finance incentive payments for doctors and medical staff who work directly with infected people.

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Another 10 billion rubles, said the head of the Ministry of Finance, provided for the launch of domestic production of diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.

the Second direction of the Cabinet of Ministers – social protection of citizens. Provided for a monthly payment in the amount of 5 thousand rubles to families with children under three years who are eligible for maternity capital. “The 66 billion rubles for these purposes included in the budget for the current year”, – said Anton Siluanov. The decision to increase the maximum size of unemployment benefits to the value of the minimum wage, which will require an additional 30 billion rubles.

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the Third block – supporting economy, especially small and medium enterprises. For SMEs will reduce the rate of insurance contributions from 30 to 15 percent in the first nine months of the year, will free resources in the amount of 285 billion rubles. For six months introduces the delay in collecting tax payments. In addition, small businesses will receive the support of concessional loans.

will Not remain without the help of the regions. “We have provided a reprieve for the calculation of constituent entities of the Russian Federation from the Federal budget on payment of budget loans. E