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New Regulation for the Fuel and Energy Sectors in Russia and around the World in October–December 2017

The new overview of the regulation in the fuel and energy sectors in Russia and around the world prepared based on data for Q4 2017 discusses the prices in the motor fuels market and the state excise policy, the licensing of energy sales, the introduction of a new tax on the additional revenue in the oil and natural gas industry, a road map to introduce the target model of the heating market, the requirements for lighting devices as well as a number of other topics.

The experts have analyzed the planned changes in the Russian fuel and energy industry, which include payment of compensation to encourage geological exploration, measures to improve the accessibility and transparency of the services offered by energy infrastructure companies, the development of the Arctic Zone by creating anchor areas, changes to the state program 'Energy Efficiency and Development of the Energy Sector' and other issues.

  • 21 february 2018
    The Government is to Make Decisions about the Digital Economy Regulation in 2018
    In 2018, the government plans to identify some aspects of legal regulation of the state program for the development of a digital economy and have relevant regulations ready by 2019. That's what the First Deputy Head of the Administration of the Russian Government Maxim Akimov was talking about on Tuesday.
  • 21 february 2018
    The Quality of Education is Directly Related to the Management Efficiency
    "There is an urgent need for a detailed analysis of the education reform. The audit of the results will both determine the effects and will provide an opportunity to assess the compliance of current management practices with new tasks and conditions aimed at ensuring the competitiveness of the educational system," said Analytical Center expert Inna Karakchieva when moderating the small plenum "Management of Educational Systems and Quality of Education", which was held within the framework of the 15th International Scientific and Practical Conference "Education Development Trends".
  • 20 february 2018
    The state must support the development of innovative and environmentally friendly transport
    "The budget funds being allocated to support the automotive industry keep growing: in the 11 months of 2017 RUB 143 billion was allocated to help the automotive industry (as compared to RUB 129 billion within the entire 2016)," said Grigori Mikrukov, expert of the Analytical Center, talking about the current situation and prospects of state support at a round table on the Analysis of the Russian Automotive Industry Performance in 2017.
  • 19 february 2018
    In 2017, consumer inflation in Russia was 3.7%
    The Federal Statistics Services reports that within 2017, the consumer prices in Russia were up 2.5%. It's a record low inflation in Russia's recent history, according to the experts specifying in their latest bulletin on the current trends in the Russian economy.
  • 15 february 2018
    Russia Has Lots of Opportunities to Develop Digital Economy
    The Analytical Center hosted a discussion about the technological solutions used in other countries to promote the digitization of the economy.
  • 15 february 2018
    A Concept Was Prepared for a Universal Payment System for Urban Public Transport
    "By order of the Ministry for Transport and as part of the United Nations Development Program we are completing the work on a concept for a universal payment system for urban public transport," said Advisor to the Head of the Analytical Center Igor Ivanov, speaking at the 3rd annual WECON forum "Innovative Payment Solutions for Transport in 2018", which the Analytical Center had helped organizing.
  • 14 february 2018
    The Students Welcome the Project Olympus
    The Student Olympiad Kvazar started on February 12. Its participants will test their knowledge and skills in the field of project management. Organizers invite the third-year and fourth-year students from universities of Russia and CIS countries.
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21 february 2018
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Changes and Trends in Regulation of Russian and Global Fuel and Energy Sector: Focus on Q4 2017
February 2017