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The government expanded the list of sectors affected by the epidemic, adding to it the sale of goods and services using automated systems (vending machines) and the production of folk art crafts. The corresponding decree is published on the website of the Cabinet.
According to the decree, organizations affected by the epidemic will be deemed organizations whose activities fall under the following codes of the All-Russian Classifier of Economic Activities (OKVED) – 32.99.8 (“production of folk art crafts”) and 47.99.2 (“activities for the implementation of trade through automatic machines” )
In addition, codes 47.19.1 and 47.19.2 (“retail trade in a large variety of goods with a predominance of non-food products in non-specialized stores” and “department stores operating in general goods”) were replaced by 47.19 (“trade in general goods”).
At the end of March, authorities compiled a list of the sectors most affected by coronavirus. Enterprises whose activities relate to them can count on priority assistance from the state.
The first version of the list includes the spheres of transport, culture, leisure and entertainment, sports, tourism and the hotel business, catering, domestic services and education.