ANNOUNCEMENT 27 Sep 2017

On 27 September 2017, the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade disbursed USD 12m in interest payment subsidies to leasing companies and aircraft manufacturers covering the third quarter of 2017.

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1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia. Order 3334 dated 27.09.2017 http://minpromtorg.gov.ru/docs/#!20221

Inception date: 27 Sep 2017 | Removal date: open ended

Interest payment subsidy

On 27 September 2017, the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade disbursed 719 million rubles (USD 12.4m) in interest payment subsidies to leasing companies and aircraft manufacturers covering the third quarter of 2017. The sums were distributed between four leasing companies, all of them state-controlled (VEB-Leasing, Ilyushin Finance, Sberbank Leasing and Sberbank Leasing Nord).

The subsidies, regulated by Government resolution N 1073, target:

  • Russian leasing companies - to purchase aircraft and lease it to the Russian airlines
  • Russian leasing companies and aircraft manufacturers - to purchase aircraft training equipment (for Russian-manufactured aircraft).

The subsidy covers 90% of the interest payment, subject to a certain annually adjusted interest-rate cap (4% for 2017).

The subsidies were disbursed under the Airplane Manufacturing component of the State Program on Development of Aircraft Manufacturing 2013-2025.

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