TITLE

RUSSIA: RISK SUMMARY

PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Emerging Europe Monitor: Russia & CIS;Nov2009, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers news briefs related to Russia. Plans to re-initiate a major privatization plan have been announced by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. The benchmark refinancing rate of Central Bank of Russia was reduced to 50bps to 10% on September 30, 2009. A new draft of Beet Sugar Development Programme has been released by the Russian government that would increase the domestic market share of sugar production for beet producers to 67%.
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