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Payments for purchases to the poor are proposed by businessmen

Payments for purchases to the poor are proposed by businessmen
As a measure to support business, entrepreneurs are proposing to the federal authorities to increase benefits for the unemployed, senior citizens and large families. This, in their opinion, will help support the demand for goods and services.

According to information "Izvestia”, Representatives of 20 business unions and associations sent a letter to the president and the government with a proposal for new measures to support business. The previously proposed measures to increase unemployment benefits and payments to families with children for three years are approved by the business community, but in their opinion, it is worth considering other ways to support the economy. According to experts, after the introduction of a non-working month, many enterprises will be on the verge of closure by May of this year, and work may lose about 10 million people only from among those working in shopping centers. And an increase in all types of social benefits would be able to keep demand at the required level.

Previously, we are talking about an additional three trillion rubles for social support: seven thousand rubles per person of each privileged category. This is 10% of the annual turnover, according to the Chamber of Commerce of Russia.

The chairman of the Consumers' Union, Petr Shelishch, proposed an option for allocating additional funds not just as a targeted payment, but in the form of an interest-free loan, so that the help would go specifically to purchases and not to savings.
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