Vladislav Onischenko First Deputy Head
On the tenth working day of October, the Russian Federal State Statistics Service will determine whether the industry growth has accelerated or slowed down in autumn. Publishers of the Nezavisimaya Gazeta believe that the official statistics is often revised retrospectively and out of all recognition, and instead of initial recession in certain months, there may be a stable growth.
Tatiana Radchenko Deputy Head
Russia is one of the leaders in extraction of these mineral resources. In 2016, according to the World Gold Council, 274.4 tons of gold were extracted in our country. With such indicators, Russia trails only China (463.7 tons) and Australia (287.3 tons). The Union of Russian Gold Producers estimates the volume of extraction and production even higher — at 297.4 tons. The Rossiyskaya Gazeta published a material of the Deputy Head of the Analytical Center Tatiana Radchenko on the industry development prospects.
Alexander Kurdin Department for Fuel and Energy Sector
"Russia and Saudi Arabia are interested not only in acquisition of modern oil extraction and refining technologies, but also in the development of renewable power industry," an Analytical Center expert, Mr. Alexander Kurdin told Ekonomika segodnya.
Daniil Nametkin Department for Expert Analytics
Binbank has asked the Bank of Russia to consider resolving it through the Banking Sector Consolidation Foundation. The decision to go ahead with the resolution means that the cost of saving the bank is estimated to be lower than the expenses of paying all the insurance compensations and the direct losses from the domino effect among the bank's creditors. "On the whole, the most optimistic estimates suggest that resolving Binbank will require between RUB 100 and RUB 150 billion," Analytical Center expert Daniil Nametkin commented on the situation in an interview for the Rossiyskaya Gazeta.
Oleg Kolobov Department for Fuel and Energy Sector
Oleg Kolobov, Expert of the Analytical Center, commented on the situation with creation of technological test sites in Russia to the Oil & Gas Vertical magazine. "The international experience in test sites development shows a significant role of the government, but this role may decrease over time," explains Mr Kolobov. "Government is critical for certification of developed technologies, protection of intellectual property, and provision with non-discriminatory access to test sites."
Vladislav Onishchenko Deputy Head
The First Deputy Head of the Analytical Center, Vladislav Onishchenko, told RBC how Russia is implementing the digital transformation of its economy, what professions will be in demand in the future, what the risks of the transformation are, and how these risks were taken into account in the development of the Digital Economy Program.
Victoria Gimadi Department for Fuel and Energy Sector
Power and heat supplies to isolated territories of the Russian Federation, which comprise about 20 percent of the country's area, are 5–6 times more expensive for the resource providers, but even this does not guarantee continuous power supply, as the Rossiyskaya Gazeta correspondents write, referring to the energy bulletin of the Analytical Center.
Nurali Rezvanov Adviser to Head of the Analytical Center
A new innovative medical cluster is to appear in the Malokarachaevsky district of the Karachay-Cherkess Republic; the new cluster will feature cutting edge innovative technologies. "The work to design the new medical cluster will get fully underway this year," Adviser to the Head of the Analytical Center Nurali Rezvanov commented in an interview for a RIA Karachaevo-Cherkessia correspondent.
Evgeniy Kislyakov Deputy Head
"The Government has decided how it is going to build the management system for its Digital Economy of Russia program," writes the Kommersant newspaper. "A new government resolution has assigned the functions of the project management office for the implementation of the program to the Analytical Center for the Government of the Russian Federation while a new autonomous non-profit organization called Digital Economy is to be established as the body in charge of creating work groups and competencies centers as well as interaction with business."
Irina Pominova Department for Fuel and Energy Sector