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24 october 2013 Nezavisimaya Gazeta
Tatiana Radchenko

Tatiana Radchenko Deputy Head

Freezing the tariffs of natural monopolies is necessary to stimulate economic growth by reducing costs and thus increasing the competitiveness of domestic products.
Sergey Novikov, Head of the Federal Tariff Service, talked about the medium-term plans of the department. In particular, he talked about the freezing of tariffs on goods and services of natural monopolies in 2014 for industrial customers. The official did not rule out the fact that a decision to extend the freezing of tariffs will be made based on each specific situation.
23 october 2013 Nezavisimaya Gazeta
Alexander Kurdin

Alexander Kurdin Department for Fuel and Energy Sector

In 2014, there is no reason for motor fuel price increase to stop or significantly speed up.
The Russian Fuel Union and Arkady Dvorkovich, the Deputy Prime Minister, voiced similar predictions about the rate of petrol price increases in the coming year.

23 october 2013 MK
Leonid Azimov

Leonid Azimov Directorate for Transport Economics

CRR (Central Ring Road) will only pay back if a modern and affordable logistics and warehouse infrastructure is built within 50–100 km of Moscow.
Moskovsky Komsomolets writes that the next era of grand building has come: on the background of reducing resources for education and health, the government has conceived new mega-projects in the transport sector.
18 october 2013 Nezavisimaya Gazeta
Gleb Pokatovich

Gleb Pokatovich Deputy Head

Improvement in inflation rates opens additional opportunities for the CB, but we cannot speak about a reduction of the prime rate by more than 25 basis points before the end of the year.
On Wednesday, the Central Bank of Russia issued a report on its money and credit policy. The document notes some progress in the government’s fight against the growth in consumer prices. The easing of money and credit policy is determined by inflation expectations.

11 october 2013 Finmarket
Leonid Grigoryev

Leonid Grigoryev Chief Adviser to Head of the Analytical Center

Slower growth in housing and communal services tariffs looks realistic.
Experts discussed the long-term policy of restrained indexation of tariffs for gas and electricity, based on the report “Impact of rising prices for gas and electricity on the development of the Russian economy” prepared by the Institute of Energy Studies of RAS.
25 september 2018 IA REGNUM
Shutdown of nuclear power plants in France may affect other countries
France's intention to develop a detailed road-map to cut back the share of nuclear power in the country's total energy balance is not yet going to have a major impact on the French power industry as whole. That is according to Analytical Center expert Anna Lobanova who gave an interview on the issue for IA REGNUM.