7 Jun, 2021

Countries of the world in terms of public debt to GDP

Japan is the leader in this indicator: as of April 2021, the national debt there is 257% of GDP! Just two years ago, the figure was noticeably lower: 235%. In Greece now this ratio is 210%, in many Western countries it has exceeded 100%

Russia has a public debt of 18% of GDP. Lower only in Hong Kong (1%), Brunei (2%), Afghanistan (9%), Democratic Republic of Congo (12%), Kuwait (14%), Micronesia and East Timor (15% each)

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Turkey has discovered a new gas field in the Black Sea, the volume of which is 135 billion cubic meters. m., Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, reports Anadolu. Drilling in the area of ​​the well continues. The country’s authorities expect “new good news from this region.”

It is planned to deliver natural gas from sea to land in three stages. The first one will install seabed natural gas production systems, the second one will launch a gas processing unit, and the third one will lay a pipeline.

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Countries in the G7 group have agreed that the minimum income tax for large corporations should be 15%. This was announced by the head of the UK Treasury, which is the chairman of the G7 this year, Rishi Sunak.

“The G7 has agreed to the principle of introducing at least 15% of the global minimum corporate tax for corporations applicable to each country, which will create a more level playing field for British companies and discourage attempts to evade taxes,” Sunak said, calling this a historic decision.

“In accordance with the principles of epoch-making reforms, the world’s largest firms with a profitability of at least 10% will be covered, while 20% of any profits in excess of 10% will be redistributed and then taxed in the countries where they sell,” said the head of the British Treasury …

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Among the updates for Apple products, which the company intends to provide next week, will be a feature that allows the user to find out exactly what information about him the applications collect. Thus, Apple is fighting the most “aggressive” applications that collect user data.

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According to the data of the Bank of Russia, at the end of 2020, the average amount of insurance payments for compulsory motor third party liability insurance in Russia as a whole amounted to 68,200 rubles. In a number of subjects, the amount of insurance payments exceeds the average Russian level by more than 2 times.

These subjects primarily include the republics of the North Caucasian Federal District: the Republic of North Ossetia – Alania, where the average amount of insurance payments for compulsory motor third party liability insurance amounted to 149,400 rubles, the Republic of Ingushetia (141,300 rubles) and the Chechen Republic (103,000 rubles).

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Which countries do rich people most actively leave? In absolute numbers, China, India and Russia are leading: in 2019, these countries were left by 16, 7 and 5.5 thousand rich (with a fortune of $ 1 to 10 million) people

In relative terms, Russia is also among the leaders, but already in second place: in 2019 alone, 6% of all wealthy residents of the country left Russia. In the first place is Turkey, -8%. Many rich people also leave Hong Kong, Great Britain (however, -2 thousand is less than a percentage of the total number of wealthy residents of the United Kingdom), France, Brazil, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia

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Disclosed the content of the report of the US intelligence services on UFOs. The US intelligence services, which studied more than 120 cases of the appearance of unidentified flying objects (UFOs), found no evidence that they were alien ships.

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The American airline United Airlines will launch flights with supersonic aircraft by 2029. United Airlines intends to use an airliner that can carry 55 passengers and can fly 1.7 times faster than sound, which is twice the speed of modern aircraft.

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In California, a judge overturned a ban on the purchase of assault weapons. Residents of the state have not been able to buy assault weapons since 1989. Now a federal judge ruled that the measure was unconstitutional.

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El Salvador – a small state in Central America – does not have its own currency, but the American dollar is used as a means of payment. The country’s authorities want to reform the financial system based on bitcoin and distributed ledger technology.

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In the center of Kurgan, locks were hung on trash bins near supermarkets. They explained that this was done “so that pensioners, rummaging in bins in search of delays, do not take away the dirt.”

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The European Union has imposed sanctions against Belarus. Since June 5, airplanes of Belarusian state companies are prohibited from flying over EU countries and landing at their airports.

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Slovenia has withdrawn its consent to the operation of the honorary consulate of Belarus in Ljubljana. The decision of the Slovenian government is explained by the silence of the honorary consul Janez Shkrabec about the policy of Lukashenka.

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In Japan, the mate of the Russian trawler Amur was arrested in the case of a collision with a fishing schooner and the death of three sailors. 38-year-old Russian citizen Pavel Dobriansky is suspected of violations in maneuvering a ship and manslaughter. The main part of the trawler’s crew will be able to return to their homeland after the consideration of the claim for compensation. After the incident, documents were seized from the sailors.

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Politician Dmitry Gudkov left Russia for fear of criminal prosecution. He wrote in his Telegram channel that he was going to Kiev.

“I am driving up to Kiev, where I have long planned meetings and broadcasts (today – with Evgeny Kiselev). Several close sources from the environment of the Presidential Administration reported that if I do not leave the country, the fake criminal case will continue until my arrest. If I stay, a sanction has been given to resolve Gudkov’s issue “in any way.”

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From September 1, simplification of norms in construction will begin, out of more than 10 thousand mandatory standards in construction, only 3 thousand will remain – Putin

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The head of Uralchem, Dmitry Mazepin, said that he had nothing to do with NEXTA financing. Former editor-in-chief of the Telegram channel Roman Protasevich hinted at this in an interview.

“I understand well the authors of political melodrama who would like to show the Russian trace. I can answer directly and honestly, neither I nor my companies have ever financed the above Telegram channel. I hate to talk about funding this Telegram channel, because it contradicts my views. “

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The Kremlin about Mazepin’s statement that he does not finance the Belarusian opposition: no one accused him of anything, we do not know who they talked about in Minsk

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Either Protasevich himself or official Minsk should explain the statement on financing of the NEXTA Telegram channel by a “businessman from the Russian Federation” – Peskov

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The role of the state in Internet governance should increase, its regulation by the private sector has shown ineffectiveness – Russian Foreign Ministry

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The State Duma offered to track money transfers to citizens and legal entities from abroad. Foreign transfers are proposed to be controlled if the money comes from certain countries included in the special list of Rosfinmonitoring of “limited access”. It is not known which countries will be on this list.

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