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Russia wants to minimize risks from supply disruption from China
In Russia, an action plan is being developed that will minimize the impact of coronavirus on the country's economy. First of all, it is connected with the violation of supplies from China. This was stated by Deputy Head of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Azer Talybov.
As the RIA News, a spokesman for the ministry noted that the epidemic is leading to a reduction in output in China, and additional worker vacations disrupt established production chains. Potentially, if the situation continues and worsens, this will affect both the Russian and global economies.
According to the latest data, 72,4 thousand people have already become infected with the virus in China, more than two thousand of them have died, 12,5 thousand people have recovered. Since February 20, Russia has been temporarily will suspend entry Chinese citizens.
The epidemic has already dealt a blow to the economy of the Far East. The tourism industry incurs losses - flights and tours to China are canceled before the end of March. Difficulties at work starting to test coal ports. Thousands of drivers of transport companies are idle due to the closure of borders with a neighboring country. At wholesale stores and in stores periodically there is a shortage cheap fresh vegetables.