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Recalcitrant global economic crisis makes the future bleak

Indeed, 2009, already compromised by the current crisis and other related unsolved problems, is likely to be remembered as a year that harbors the worst pessimism for both individuals and businesses, before its dawn...

CEOs Opinions & Prognoses

Sammy Kotwani, president, The Imperial Tailoring Co., a key player on the Russian fashion industry, shares his view on the local economy, his business achievements in 2008 and prognosis for 2009...

 

CEOs Opinions & Prognoses

Igor Vdovin, a co-chairman of RSPPs Committee on PPP and Investment Policy, shares his view on the economy vis-a-vis the global crisis and his vision on the probable exit scenarios from the meltdown...

Issue: December 2008, Vol.3, No. 11     Author: Olga Vasilyeva
Tags: RSPP

CEOs Opinions & Prognoses

A top expert on the construction design services market, Adrian Salter, CEO and Board Chairman, MEP Engineering, offers an insight into the crisis, his successes in 2009 and forecasts for next year...

 

CEOs Opinions & Prognoses

A leader in market expansion services in Russia, Pascal Clement, the president of Direct Group, talks about the economy in crisis, his corporate successes in 2008 and forecasts for 2009...

CEOs Opinions & Prognoses

Dmitry Grishin, CEO, Mail.Ru, a leading Russian IT company, talks about the economy, his corporate achievements in 2008 and plans for 2009...

 

CEOs Opinions & Prognoses

Alexei Vyazovsky, PR-Director of Kalita-Finans, a key player on the Russian forex market, speaks on the global financial crisis and its negative impacts on the Russian economy, stock market and the value of the ruble...

CEOs Opinions & Prognoses

OPORA ROSSII President Sergei Borisov speaks on the states growing support for the SMEs, other positive measures to make the SME the backbone of the economy and his view on the current crisis...

 

CEOs Opinions & Prognoses

Highlighting his companys successes in 2008, and drawing from its experience during the 1998 crisis, Harro van Graafeiland, CEO, TNT Express Russia, says the current crisis offers new opportunities for CEOs that have the best anti-crisis strategies in place...

Putin to oversee the Strategic Sectors Law enforcement

The highly controversial Strategic Sectors Law will be implemented under the guidance of the powerful premier...

 

Global equity turmoil causes panic on the Russian market

The terms volatility and fragility as well as well panic, redemption packages, uncertainty over who is next, sacrificial lamb etc., became the most frequently heard words/phrases across major global stock exchanges in mid-September as key equity indices, including the Russian blue-chips...

Issue: October 2008, Vol.3, No. 9     Author: Christopher Kenneth
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The pros and cons of calls for assets deoffshorization for businesses

Experts discuss de-offshorization trends, share opinions and exchange ideas on the pros and cons of a policy that is likely to radically change the ways businesses will be run locally and globally, going forward...

 

A review of the economic situation in Russia in 2010 and forecasts for 2011

In summer 2010, the Russian economy was subjected to a stress test, conducted not under a simulated condition, but in a real situation, and thus led to huge loss, estimated at 1% of Russias GDP or about $15bln...

Strategy-2020 experts finalize researches into painless transformation of Russia

Russian intellectuals offer new ideas on how to transform their country in general, and its business climate and investment landscape in particular in Putin's third term...

 

Business leaders searching for alternatives to Russias commodities-based economy

The plenary session was officially opened by a keynote address by Putin, who outlined highly ambitious economic policies to make Russia a better country...

Issue: June 2011, Vol. 6, No. 5     Author: Alex Freedmann
Tags: Energy

No end in sight for crisis as more and more questions remain unanswered

The future remains hazy as most anticrisis programs adopted to stimulate national and global economic growth are being prematurely wound down without alternatives...

 

Radiant at its golden jubilee, Nigeria fortifies base for investment inflows

The report highlights Nigeria's potential, its myriad of business incentives and other investment boosting measures to attract strategic investors to its economy...

Russias summer natural fires and their impacts on the citizens and economy

Without any doubts, the summer months of 2010 will go down as the worst period in contemporary Russian history in terms of scale of damages caused by heat and draught...

 

Two strategic Streams - Russias symmetric reaction to new challenges

Russia's ongoing simultaneous development of several gas export routes will help stamp its hegemony on the continental and global markets for years to come...

Analysis of the causes of Strategy-2010s partial successes and overwhelming failures after a decade of implementation

The term 'Strategy-2010' was first introduced into Russias political lexicon in the late 1990s, when the then little-known Vladimir Putin gathered a group experts to help map out a strategy...

 

The year 2009 and its results: Version of the Institute of Stock Market Development

Sergei Grinyaev, the CEO of the Russian Institute of Stock Market Development, reviews the impacts of the global crisis on the outgoing years business activities, both locally and internationally, and extrapolates their implications for businesses in 2010...

G20 leaders summit seeks new business models for the post-economic crisis era

G20 leaders outlined a broader policies agenda to stabilize the crisis-hit world economy and prevent the reoccurrences of similar financial catastrophes capable of putting the whole world again on the brink of an economic bankruptcy...

 

Kudrin's expert team ready to oppose and engage authorities on all vital policy issues

The Committee plans to embark on objective opposition to the Russian authorities on all issues, ranging from domestic and economic topics to foreign policies...

Issue: May 2012, Vol.7, No.5     Author: Irina Kozlova
Tags: Kudrin

FM Logistic Russia: Our new motto is the art of winning solutions

Hugues Laurent, the business development director of FM Logistic Russia, spoke about the goals of rebranding of the company and expectations from the policy...

 

The global crisis and the Russian hospitality industry

Louie Beck,the general manager of the Korston Hotel & Casino Moscow, talks about the impacts of the crisis on the Russiab hospitality industry...

Putin and Abe agree to continue their search for compromise on a peace treaty

Speaking at the post-summit press conference in central Moscow, Putin and Abe confirmed that the basis of the ongoing peace treaty talks is the Joint Soviet-Japanese Declaration of 1956, which primarily envisages the signing of a peace treaty between Moscow and Tokyo...

Issue: January, Issue 7, Vol. 1     Author: Alex Freedmann
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Russia to begin flying astronauts and tourists to the ISS faster from 2020

Roscosmos to start flying astronauts to the ISS much faster effective from 2020...

Issue: December 2018, Vol. 6, 10     Author: Alex Freedmann
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The winners and records in the Russian real estate market

The top representatives of the leading real estate development corporations, who also double as the laureates of the annual international awards in the industry, spoke about their projects, shared their plans for the future......

Issue: July 2017, Vol. 1, 4     Author: Alex Freedmann
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Russian and Chinese investors seen huge business opportunities on each others markets

These positive sentiments and outlook on the Russian-Chinese ties are collaborated by data released in a survey jointly conducted by the global auditing and advisory giant, EY and the Russia-China Investment Fund, which was established by the Russian Direct Investment Fund and China Investment Corporation...

Issue: April 2017, Vol. 1, 2     Author: Alex Freedmann
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Russian experts see states priority projects as a key economic growth driver

The Gaidar Forum is an annual international academic and research conference dedicated to Russian and global economies and related geopolitical issues and their impacts on Russian and global development trends......

Issue: January 2017, Vol. 12, No. 1     Author: Alex Freedmann
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Seven years of great victories

The grand events Gala Dinner was attended by over 500 guests donning dazzling evening gowns and tuxedos...

Russian Helicopters receives type certification for Mi-38

The certification document was presented by the head of the Federal Air Transportation Agency Alexander Neradko to Russian Helicopters CEO Alexander Mikheev during a ceremony at Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant......

Issue: January 2016, Vol. 11, No. 1     Author:
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Kremlin uses Turkish Gambit tactics to outmanover EU gas policy bureaucrats

The new strategy of the Russian gas monopolist, Gazprom, envisages the construction of a new pipeline and delivering gas via it to the Turkish borders with Europe ......

Issue: May 2015, Vol. 3, No. 5     Author: Alex Freedmann
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Government's income transparency requirement puts Russian Railways Corp. CEO in dilemma

The reason is a new government resolution that requires absolute transparency of incomes of all civil servants or heads of major state-owned enterprises......

Issue: January 2015, Vol. 10, No. 11     Author: Alex Freedmann
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BBCG brings local and foreign retail operators to Food&Drogerie Retail Russia 2014

Altogether, over 400 delegates from across the globe attended the event either as experts, speakers, VIP guests or just ordinary visitors interested in knowing the major trends in the industry from the worlds leading retail experts...

Issue: February_2014     Author: Christopher Kenneth
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TANECO: Everything is under control

Built by Tatneft, the TANECO modern oil refinery complex was a breakthrough project in the oil industry in the whole of the former Soviet space...

 

Budget sequestration and tariffs freeze mean a new economic reality for the state and businesses

The budget deficit is expected to deepen further in 2014 with expenses forecast to overshoot revenue not by 0.4% of GDP, as previously extrapolated, but by 0.6% of GDP...

Issue: October 2013, Vol. 10     Author: Alex Freedmann
Tags: Medvedev

Major events, achievements and failures of 2012 and plans for 2013

A look back over the most important political, economic and social events that took place in Russia and their main impacts in the past 12 months...

Issue:     Author: Alex Freedmann
Tags: Yearend Review
 

Mark Zukerberg in Russia to talk business and promote Facebook to local audience

Zuckerberg claims his mission in Russia is only to popularize Facebook to greater local audience with a view to boosting the social networks presence in the country...

Russia and China lay economic foundation for future mutual investments

The authors of the fund said they will focus its key activities on further advancing the ongoing bilateral economic, trade and investment relations between Russia and China...