French businesses temporarily exempt from property payments
The French President introduced a delay in utility and rental payments for small businesses. The country's authorities are trying to support the economy in connection with the spread of the…

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MIPIM international exhibition in Cannes postponed due to coronavirus
The organizers of the International commercial real estate exhibition decided to postpone the event to June. The international commercial real estate exhibition in Cannes, France, MIPIM has been postponed to…

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Named cities where luxury real estate is getting more expensive the fastest
Knight Frank analysts in the annual report the Wealth Report 2020 calculated in which cities of the world luxury housing is becoming more expensive the fastest. Consulting company Knight Frank…

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World on lockdown: countries close borders and impose quarantines due to coronavirus

On Monday, March 16, several countries announced the closure of borders and the introduction of quarantines due to the spread of the coronavirus. Russia has closed the border with Belarus. Of the 14 land borders of Russia, only two remain open — with Azerbaijan and Finland.

Russia has closed the border with Belarus since March 16. Previously almost all of Russia’s land borders were closed: with Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine, Georgia, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia and the DPRK. In addition, Russia has banned citizens of Italy, Iran, South Korea and China from entering the country. Continue reading

Knight Frank named the most prosperous cities in the world
International consulting company Knight Frank has prepared a report City Wellbeing Index 2020. Analysts measured the quality of life in 40 cities around the world. Knight Frank experts have developed…

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Named the best universities in the world
The global analytical Agency QS has published an annual ranking of the best universities in the world. The rankings are based on the analysis of six indicators: academic reputation of…

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The number of countries transmitting information about tax residents to Russia has increased
The organization for economic cooperation and development (OECD) continues to fight tax evasion and illegal profit-withdrawal schemes. One of the methods is the automatic exchange of information about foreign accounts,…

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International companies invest in Greece
More and more companies with an international name and reputation are investing in Greece, writes Ekathimerini. The government of the country seeks to simplify the conduct of business and facilitate…

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