In order to establish an environment for sustainable rates of growth of export services and enhance their competitiveness, the Russian Government has approved a Strategy for developing exports up to 2025.
Starting from 9 September 2019, companies should notify information about their foreign employees in new forms that they must fill in. Such forms have been approved by an Order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
The Ministry of Labour (the “Labour Ministry”) has approved the new subsistence level which provides for an increase of the minimum monthly wage in 2020. Starting from 2020, it will grow by 7.5% to amount to RUB 12,130.