Offset Contracts Truly Work in Moscow

Offset Contracts Truly Work in Moscow The Department of Investment and Industrial Policy of Moscow is actively engaged in the support and development of the capital’s industry, as well as the formation of a favorable investment climate. Due to close cooperation with business, the city is able to implement complex infrastructure projects, and in return provides preferences, including benefits, subsidies and guaranteed sales. Capital Ideas talked about offset…

Foreign Economic Relations of Moscow in Contemporary Conditions

Foreign Economic Relations of Moscow in Contemporary Conditions Andrey Dorokhin, Head of the Department of Foreign Trade Analytics and Relations with International Organizations of the Department for Foreign Economic and International Relations of the City of Moscow   Despite the particular existing external background, during January–March 2022, enterprises and organizations registered in Moscow carried out trade operations with almost 200 countries of the world (according to customs statistics). The results of recent…

Russia is Becoming One of the Priority Countries for Turkey Today

Russia is Becoming One of the Priority Countries for Turkey Today In recent months, Turkey has been in the focus of public attention: Ankara is trying to mediate in the Ukrainian-­Russian conflict, is actively engaged in the problem of exporting Ukrainian grain, is strengthening its presence in the Transcaucasian region … How are trade and economic relations between Russia and Turkey developing today? Capital Ideas spoke about…

The Russian Economy Is Resistant to Shocks

The Russian Economy Is Resistant to Shocks What awaits the Russian economy in the near future, and how well are Moscow and the regions of the country holding up under the blow of sanctions? Capital Ideas talked about this with Vladimir Klimanov, Doctor of Economic Sciences, Director of the Center for Regional Policy of the RANEPA, Director of the Institute for Reforming Public Finance, and head of research and consulting projects in the field of economics and…

Parallel Imports: Risks and opportunities

Parallel Imports: Risks and opportunities After the start of the special operation in Ukraine, parallel imports were legalized in Russia. In an interview with Capital Ideas, Georgy Ostapkovich, Director of the HSE Center for Market Research, spoke about how the process is going, how much it can really satisfy the country’s market, and what is slowing it down.   After Western companies began to leave…

Gold as an Alternative to Savings in Foreign Currency

Gold as an Alternative to Savings in Foreign Currency Gold beckons people again like never before. Why? It’s very simple. “It is gold that guarantees the safety of funds during hostilities, high inflation and a general increase in uncertainty. Gold in its physical form is an ideal investment asset in the current environment,” Oksana Lukichyova, commodity market analyst at Otkrytie Investments, told Capital…

The Russian Stock Market Is Open to Non-residents from Friendly Countries

The Russian Stock Market Is Open to Non-residents from Friendly Countries Since August 15, the Moscow Exchange has allowed non-residents from friendly countries to trade in bonds. Why, and what will this lead to? These and other questions were answered in an interview with Capital Ideas by the personal broker at “Otkritie Investments,” Shamil Dzhazaev.   What is the main purpose…

The Financial Market in the Conditions of Restrictions: From adaptation to a new strategy

The Financial Market in the Conditions of Restrictions: From adaptation to a new strategy   Ekaterina Zemskaya, Advisor on legal issues to the Director of the NGO “Forum Analytical Center,” analyzes the report of the Bank of Russia on the tasks currently facing the financial market of the country.     In August, the Bank of Russia published a report for public discussion:…

Cryptocurrency: Investment Opportunity?

Cryptocurrency: Investment Opportunity?   Sergei Andryushin, Doctor of Economic Sciences, Professor and Chief Researcher at the Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences       The first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, appeared in January 2009, when a chain of 14 blocks of 700 bitcoins was created over the course of a day. In 2022, cryptocurrency has already become commonplace in many countries around the world. With its help, it is possible to…

Revolution on the Moscow Exchange

Yevgenia Obukhova Revolution on the Moscow Exchange After the rapid growth in the number of ETF mutual funds (exchange-­traded investment funds) and their assets, the next stage begins: the expansion of the range of instruments represented in the funds. This will help small investors to diversify their portfolios. ETF mutual funds have created a real revolution on the Moscow Exchange. Over the past two years, their number has almost tripled, exceeding…