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A court in Ecuador has increased the payout Chevron for polluting the Amazon

Ecuadorian court stated that the U.S. oil company Chevron to pay $ 19 billion for polluting the Amazon jungle, which is about $ 1 billion higher than the previous solutions, reports The Wall Street Journal.

In early January of this year the Court of Appeal upheld the Ecuadorian decree that Chevron should pay about 30 thousand residents $ 18.2 billion compensation for polluting the Amazon jungle. In turn, the company said the decision based on faulty evidence and retrospective application of the law.

Increasing the amount was due to the decision of a judge in Ecuador, under which compensation to

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Canadian scientists scare climate change

In the report released Thursday pravitelstvennoo Agency "National Round Table" about the environmental situation says that changes in climate will cost Canada is very, very expensive. By 2020, the government of the country will have to spend about $ 5 billion, and by 2050 — about 90 billion.According to experts, the financial costs associated with climate change, depends only on how seriously the Government of Canada will be accepted for the problem to reduce the emission of waste, mostly — carbon dioxide.Earth's polar ice caps are melting fast, which scientists believe the Round Table, will cause numerous floods

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India’s population exceeds 1.2 billion people

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MINSK, March 31 / Correspondent. Learned /. Over the past ten years, the population of India has grown by 181 million people and reached 1.21 billion, news agencies reported, citing the preliminary census of the population. This means that 17% of the world population lives in India.

At the same time, according to preliminary results, the rate of population growth has slowed down, if by 2001 the population of India has increased from the previous census to 21.5%, in the next decade, an increase of 17.6%.

Despite this, the population in India is the second country in the world

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Climate change threatens crops

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8.05.11Kristof Zaydler in an article published on the website of the magazine Der Spiegel, writes about the latest research confirming the detrimental effects of global warming on the yield of grain crops in the world, especially wheat and corn.

One such study, conducted by David Lobell and two of his colleagues at Stanford University, published in the journal Science. Analyzed the yield of wheat, corn, soybeans, and rice from 1980 to 2008.

In absolute terms, the production of all these crops over the years have grown, however, studies show that, at least in the case of wheat and maize

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The loading of a network of Russian Railways in 2011 increased by 3% — to 1, 24 billion tons

Volume loading on the network of JSC "Russian Railways" in 2011 was 1.24 billion tons, up 3% from the same period last year, according to the press service of JSC "Russian Railways".

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Cargo turnover in 2011 amounted to 2130000000000 tariff ton-km (+5.7%), turnover with the mileage of cars unladen — 2.7 trillion tonne-km (8%).

Railways shipped coal — 296,200,000 tonnes (+3.5% against 2010), coke — 12.9 million tons (+2.8%), oil and oil products — 250 million tons (-1.1% ), iron and manganese — 110.9 million tons (+8.8%), ferrous metals — 73.5 million tons (+1.1%), ferrous metals

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The increased demand has increased profit Helicopters of Russia

Net profit of JSC "Helicopters of Russia" in the I half of 2012. International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) increased compared with the same period last year by 12.9% and amounted to 3.1 billion rubles. This is according to the company.

Revenues for the period increased by 42.3% compared to the I half of 2011. and amounted to 60.3 billion rubles. The significant increase in revenue in the company explain the increased demand for helicopters.

"A solid order book for the previous period has increased to 921 units, and its value has exceeded 460 billion rubles." — According to the

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Escape from taxes

The largest companies in the U.S. are actively using loopholes in the tax laws of the country in order to reduce the payment of taxes. To do this, they transfer huge funds to the accounts of the enterprises in

offshore

According to a study conducted by the newspaper Wall Street Journal, 60 of the largest companies in the United States last year brought in 166 billion dollars offshore. This figure means that they hid from U.S. taxes for more than 40% of its annual profit.

Such are the consequences of the tax

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For 2012, revenues RAC MiG was about 20 billion rubles

For 2012, revenues RAC "MiG" was about 20 billion rubles. This was today told reporters the president of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) Mikhail Pogosyan.

 

Recall the recent Board of Directors of the UAC decided to reduce the share capital by 31 billion rubles. — Up to 189 billion rubles. In OAKe said that one of the reasons were losses of subsidiaries and affiliates, and the consequent reduction of the net assets of the holding.

"The most stable entities within the structure of the KLA are companies that provide the bulk of production —

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In 2011, Russian arms exports could exceed $ 12 billion

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In 2011, Russian arms exports could exceed $ 12 billion in 2012, shipments will not drop TSAMTO, December 23. In 2011, global exports of weapons and military equipment will be identified, according to TSAMTO, 70.2 billion dollars. The share of Russia in total world arms exports will increase significantly in 2011, and in the short term.

The total value of the portfolio of orders for the next three years is $ 36 billion, but that figure could easily change in a large, and in the smaller side. At year-end order book of the Russian military-industrial complex

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According to the dynamics of growth of livestock production Ulyanovsk Oblast is in the top three of the Volga

Since the beginning of the year sold more than 21 thousand tons of livestock and poultry. There is a growing number of cattle farms of all categories. Increased milk yield. Produced 54,500 tons of milk. Significantly increased the number of pigs, sheep and goats. According to this indicator, the dynamics of growth of livestock production Ulyanovsk Oblast is in the top three among the regions of the Volga region.

"There, — said Deputy Prime Minister — Minister of Agriculture and Commerce in the region Chepuhin Alexander, — the growth of economic indicators in the area of trade. From

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