Prospects of a Mobilization Economy

Prospects of a Mobilization Economy In the difficult times created by the growth of geopolitical tensions and unprecedented sanctions pressure on Russia, the question of the transition to a mobilization model of the economy is put on the agenda. What is it, and what are its prospects? Doctor of Economic Sciences Igor Nikolaev, Chief Researcher of the Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, shared his vision with…

The Foreign Economic Vector of Moscow: A search for new partners

The Foreign Economic Vector of Moscow: A search for new partners The exodus of Western companies from Russia against the background of tightening sanctions dictates the need to look for new international partners. How is Moscow coping with this task? This was described to Capital Ideas by Yelena Moskalenko, Deputy General Director of the Mosprom Center.   There is no doubt that Moscow has…

In Science and Technology, International Cooperation Is Important

In Science and Technology, International Cooperation Is Important The problem of ensuring Russia’s technological security has come to the fore. Capital Ideas talked with Doctor of Economic Sciences Igor Nikolaev, Chief Researcher of the Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, about the methods and prospects for its solution.   The need to ensure Russia’s technological security began to be discussed relatively…

Logistics Under Sanctions: Adaption to a new reality

Logistics Under Sanctions: Adaption to a new reality In early April, the European Union announced a ban on the entry of cargo vehicles from Russia. The government of the Russian Federation, after six months of reflection, took identical “mirroring” measures: from October 1, companies from the EU countries, as well as Norway, Ukraine and the UK, are forbidden to transport goods on Russian territory.…

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…

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…

The Realities of Life Require a Structural Adjustment of the Economy

The Realities of Life Require a Structural Adjustment of the Economy Doctor of Economic Sciences Igor Nikolaev, Chief Researcher at the Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, shared in an interview with Capital Ideas his thoughts on the economic prospects of the Russian Federation against the background of Western sanctions.   Sanctions pressure on Russia is intensifying; the collective West is adopting more new packages of restrictions. How successfully…

Developing Cooperation

Developing Cooperation “Technopolis Moscow” has become one of the leaders in the rankings of Special Economic Zones (SEZ) of Russia. Capital Ideas spoke to representatives of the SEZ management company to understand how it managed to do this.   What is the attractiveness of the Technopolis Moscow SEZ for current and potential project participants? Technopolis Moscow SEZ develops the high-tech sectors of the domestic economy,…