On March 25, 2020 , the Ministry of labour and social protection of the Russian Federation took place the meeting of the President of RSPP A. N. Shokhin, Minister of labour and social protection of the Russian Federation A. O. by Kotkasim. The meeting was devoted to reducing the negative impact of the pandemic COVID 19 on the economy and employment.
Due to the current negative situation on the financial markets, reflected in a significant fall in the value of all assets high volatility of currencies including the Russian ruble, and uncertainty of the consequences of the spread of the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) and the introduction of modes of emergency in many countries, the decision on creation of Working group on priority measures to ensure stability in the financial sector in 2020 the coordination Council of RUIE for combating coronavirus infections (hereinafter - working group).
March 20, 2020 the President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and entrepreneurs, Chairman of the coordination Council of RUIE for combating coronavirus infection Alexander Shokhin held the first meeting of the Council.
March 19, 2020 , the President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and entrepreneurs Alexander Shokhin took part in the meeting of the RF government, on which Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin listed on the principal measures taken to combat the spread of coronavirus.
On 17 March 2020 the RSPP due to the complex epidemiological situation made the decision on creation of coordination Council on combating coronavirus infection.