Jun 22, Dmitry Dokuchaev Analysis The Russian labor market has adapted to the economic crisis remarkably well, as fears of mass unemployment have been proven wrong.
Jan 17, Pavel Koshkin Analysis Despite encouraging signs, Russian economists and politicians continue to express only cautious optimism about the future of the economy. InRussia might be forced to recognize itself as strong politically, but comparably weak and poor economically, with a destitute population and undiversified economy.
RIA Novosti Despite many difficulties, the Russian authorities were relatively successful in responding to the crisis, alleviating its burden on the population and eventually emerging from the economic recession in At least, this is how Russian and foreign experts, economists and politicians assessed the situation during the Jan.
However, the crisis is far from over.
One positive sign is that some representatives of the government are aware of this fact. At the forum, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev warned against the risks of a long-standing recession, which are still high. The only way to hedge these risks is to conduct sweeping structural reforms, which would shift investment from large-scale natural resources projects into infrastructure and human capital.
According to the government's forecast, investment growth will not resume inand it means that future economic advance is not guaranteed even in the longer term. But any growth that occurs in is going to be a result of public spending.
Today Russia is trying to maintain its wobbly oil-dependent economy and reclaim its great power status. It spends money from its budget coffers on its military endeavors in the Middle East.
So, many experts agree that it is becoming even more difficult to meet the demands of the ageing population. InRussia might be forced to recognize itself as strong politically, but comparably weak and poor economically, with a destitute population and undiversified economy, according to Andrei Movchanan economist and an expert at Carnegie Moscow Center.
In other words, these funds were used to plug holes in the country's oil-dependent budget. If one looks at it from a broader perspective, the statistics for will be even more pessimistic. No wonder, then, the World Bank warned in its recent report that Russia might face serious difficulties in fulfilling its tacit social compact with the population — providing economic prosperity, welfare and cheap government services in exchange for political dominance.
The problem is that 42 percent of the Russian population 60 million peopleincluding 40 million retired people and 20 million employees of state-run companies, depend on the government a great deal, with their key source of income coming from the state budget.
And this cannot help concerning those at the helm. In short, the government is finding it more and more difficult to balance between fulfilling its public commitments and maintaining its budget at an acceptable level, the World Bank reported during the Gaidar Forum.
It also pointed out other economic problems, such as inefficient governance, outdated infrastructure, an unattractive investment climate, and declining human capital. Nevertheless, the authorities continue to pin their hopes on the scenario of rising oil prices, which, according to many economists, might be feasible in We will," he told reporters on the sidelines of the economic forum.
This means that there is much less real money than is officially declared. That last one is exactly what the Russia authorities have done, taking from the Reserve Fund for current spending.
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Relatively high oil prices, continued momentum in the global economic growth and macro stabilization would support growth.
Yet, the growth forecast for Russia for has been slightly decreased to %. A strategic focus on digital transformation has enabled Russia to build a national digital infrastructure.