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10 july 2018 Rossiyskaya Gazeta
Irina Pominova

Irina Pominova Department for Fuel and Energy Sector

Russian manufacturers cannot ignore fuel efficiency standards
The falling global oil prices, the persisting consumer preference for large cars and the Trump factor may slow down the improvement in the fuel efficiency of motor vehicles around the world and impact the reduction in fuel consumption in transport, writes the Rossiyskaya Gazeta, citing a new bulletin from the Analytical Center.
3 july 2018 Rossiyskaya Gazeta
Grigoriy Mikryukov

Grigoriy Mikryukov Department for Sectors of Economy

There is a large potential for energy efficiency improvement in the utilities sector
Streetlights and new buildings will consume less energy. The amount of energy needed for heating in new apartment buildings will be lower while stricter requirements for lighting equipment manufacturers (including those supplying lamps for street lights) will reduce the share of poor quality products in the market. These are the changes stipulated in RF Government Decree No. 1356 and the Ministry of Construction Order No. 1550/pr, writes the Rossiyskaya Gazeta.
3 july 2018 RIA Novosti
Evgeniy Kislyakov

Evgeniy Kislyakov Deputy Head

Remote identification should simplify interaction between citizens and the state
The Russian government is drafting new laws to introduce a remote identification system for citizens and organizations based on phone numbers, special codes or even images, writes RIA Novosti. "It is expected that this should simplify interactions with state and local authorities," a RIA Novosti correspondent was told by the deputy head of the Analytical Center and head of the Digital Economy of the Russian Federation project management office Evgeny Kislyakov.
21 june 2018 RBC-TV
Anton Steshenko

Anton Steshenko Department for Strategic Development, Public Administration and Regional Policy

Business is Interested in Defining Stable Long-Term Rules of the Game
The draft law prepared by the Ministry of Finance simplifies reporting for businesses through implementing a single window system to file documents and eliminating the need to double them. Analytical Center Expert Anton Steshenko told how the Government was reducing administrative burden on the business in a live interview to RBC TV.
20 june 2018 Rossiyskaya Gazeta
Victoria Gimadi

Victoria Gimadi Department for Fuel and Energy Sector

Russian Petroleum Refineries to Be Made More Competitive through Improved Quality and Lower Costs
Over the past 3 years our country has seen a slight decline in primary petroleum refining having to do with the large scale industry modernization program, writes the Rossiyskaya Gazeta.
19 june 2018 Rossiyskaya Gazeta
Oleg Kolobov

Oleg Kolobov Department for Fuel and Energy Sector

The efforts to reduce the dependence of Russia's fuel and energy sector on imported technologies and equipment are in full swing
Despite fostering the import substitution program in the fuel and energy sector, the situation in many areas of the industry can not be clearly and unambiguously defined, writes the Rossiyskaya Gazeta.
18 june 2018 Expert
Oleg Kolobov

Oleg Kolobov Department for Fuel and Energy Sector

Oil Price is Just One of Several Factors of Motor Fuel Trade Price Assessment
Why was such pricing formed that it became unprofitable to produce fuel in Russia? Oleg Kolobov, Senior Adviser for the Department of Fuel and Energy Complex of the Analytical Center, answered this question to the Expert magazine.
14 june 2018 Izvestia
Elena Razumova

Elena Razumova Department for Expert Analytics

The vodka and cognac production decrease can be connected with the growth of shipments in the previous periods
According to January-April 2018 results, Russia saw a decrease in the production of all basic types of alcohol beverages, which was not observed in the previous years, Izvestiya writes. The overall production shrank by 3%: The vodka industry lost 5% of its production volume, the cognac industry — 8%, the champagne segment — 12%. In a conversation with the newspaper's reporter, Elena Razumova, an expert at the Analytical Center, pointed out that the production decrease in the vodka and cognac segments could be related to the growth of shipments in the previous periods.
30 may 2018 Gudok
Dmitry Chernenok

Dmitry Chernenok Department for State-Run Programs and Budgeting

The Digitization of Rail Delivery Management Brings about Significant Savings
It is generally believed that the use of digital technologies at the very least minimizes time expenditures, as well as costs. "However, for some market players the development of information technologies does not necessarily optimize their operations," Dmitry Chernenok, Advisor with the Department for State-Run Programs and Budgeting of the Analytical Center, told the Gudok newspaper.
30 may 2018 Gudok
Ksenia Bannikova

Ksenia Bannikova Department for Foreign Economic Activity

The Most Important Markets are Shifting towards Asia
Seeing how the US and the EU have been imposing sanctions on Russia it would be natural to expect that Russian exports to those countries would have declined in recent years. However, foreign trade statistics shows that this hasn't exactly been the case. Ksenia Sukhorukova, Head of the Department for Foreign Economic Activity of the Analytical Center, told a Gudok correspondent about the recent changes in trends and directions of Russian exports.