In the US, Democrats in the lower house of the Congress presented a package of the assistance to combat the effects of the epidemic COVID-19, valued at $ 2.2 trillion. It was reported by the Voice of America.
The House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, issued the letter stating that the bill “provides much-needed resources to protect the lives, livelihoods and lives of our democracy in the coming months. It includes new funding needed to prevent the catastrophe of the schools, small businesses, restaurants, venues, airline workers. ”
Separately, the financial assistance includes allocating of $ 436 billion to state and local governments, additional payments of $ 1,200 to most Americans, money for unemployment benefits in the amount of $ 600 until January. In addition, $ 75 billion is allocated for the testing COVID-19, contact tracing of patients and other medical services.
Heroes Act 2.0 also includes $ 25 billion for the help to prevent the layoffs of thousands of airline`s employees.
However, it is unknown at this time whether it is planned to vote for the proposed bill in the House of Representatives this week.
The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMC) fined the producer of soft drinks “Etrus” Ltd. for 145 thousand UAH for the dissemination of misleading information about their products. “Etrus” Ltd. gave inaccurate information on consumptive qualities of these drinks because of their method of presentation on the labels of products: Fruttela Orange, Fruttela Citrus and Fruttela […]Next
“Vinnitsa agro-industrial group” plans to attract financing in the amount of $ 20 million. This was said by the general director of the group, Vladimir Bartz. “We hope to raise $ 20 million. We need them to increase the land bank, to attract more equipment as well as construction of oil extraction plant at the […]Next
The National Commission, carrying out state regulation of the financial services market by its order №1467 agreed to increase participation by Allianz Holding eins GMBH (Austria) in ODO «Allianz Ukraine” (Kiev) to 99.999% by direct acquisition of 99.978% from its share capital. As reported, at the beginning of this year, the National Commission, carrying out […]Next
Concern Khlibprom invests 560 thousand UAH in an energy saving project. This information is stated in a message on the website of the company. In 2016 Khlibprom plans to upgrade the gas boiler on Lviv bakery № 1. The plant plans to install energy-saving equipment, which will reduce the consumption of gas in the boiler […]Next
The Major Trade Organization USTelecom, which represents the telecommunication companies in the United States, will speak at the court with a lawsuit, demanding for releasing it from the new “net neutrality” rules in the Internet. The new rules of the FCC equate Internet to conventional telecommunication channels and oblige providers equally apply to any traffic […]Next
The property of the Rava-Rusky distillery, located in the Lviv region, was sold at a privatization auction. The State Property Fund reported this. It is noted that two participants competed in the open bidding, which increased the price from the starting 27.7 million hryvnias to 31.7 million hryvnias. “The asset is located in the city […]Next
Startups European market by the number of attracted investments only gives place to America and China markets. According to the analysis, which is carried out the investment bank of France Clipperton and resource Who Got Funded, it increased the number of transactions up to $ 30 million last year, which graded decline in the proportion […]Next
Two of the biggest telecom operator in France, recently reported about their intentions to merge. The amount of the transaction and its details were not disclosed at the moment. This is not the first attempt to conclude an agreement on the merger, talks between the parties were conducted in the past year, but companies could […]Next
The fall of the hryvnia will not happen again in the event of a full lockdown, as in March, assured the director of the open markets department of the National Bank Oleksiy Lupin. “We do not expect a repeat of the March events in the foreign exchange market, because in March it was something new, […]Next
Tesla published statistics on cars produced and delivered in the first quarter of 2021. According to the company, it produced 180,338 cars in three months, delivered 184,800 cars to buyers. For comparison: for the same period in 2020, Tesla produced 102,672 cars, delivered – 88,400. During the year, production and deliveries increased by almost 76% […]Next
Businessmen from Saudi Arabia are planning to invest $ 10.5 billion in the agricultural sector of Ukraine. This writes the “Novoe Vremya”, with reference to the Saudi newspaper Al-Watan. According to the report, a statement was made after the talks of the Ukrainian Ambassador in Saudi Arabia Vadim Vakhrushev with 25 Saudi businessmen. The meeting […]Next
LDaily decided to conduct a survey among the companies working in Ukraine to find out what social projects they support and why. Anastasia Voitkevych, Head of Corporate Communications & Social Responsibility, Winner Group Ukraine Winner CSR has two focus areas — Charity and Responsible Business. Charity is philanthropy, Winner’s and its leadership’s […]Next
The CEOs of UBS Group AG and Credit Suisse Group AG plan to merge their businesses to create one of the largest banks in Europe. This was announced on Saturday, April 10, Bloomberg. According to the analytical publication, the Swiss financial holding Credit Suisse intends to merge with market leader UBS Group to cover losses […]Next
Oil and gas company Chevron has closed the deal to buy the US Noble Energy for $ 5 billion, follows from the Chevron message. “Chevron announced today that the acquisition of Noble Energy has been completed following the approval of the agreement by the Noble Energy shareholders,” the company said. Earlier on Monday, Noble Energy […]Next
There are more and more services every day that you can use with your own gadget from home. For business in the field of HoReCa, interaction with customers in the digital world is crucial. After all, guests are accustomed to convenient one-click booking, reminders about their reservations and more. Today, business owners are actively developing […]Next
On Sunday, Dominion Energy, one of the largest energy companies in the United States, announced a final agreement to sell virtually all of its assets in the gas transportation and storage segment of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. under a deal valued at $9.7 billion, including its current debt of $5.7 billion. The deal with Dominion will […]Next