Experts analyzed state subsidies in G-20 energy sector

12 december 2014

The Analytical Center is publishing a book “Energy subsidies today. The Group of Twenty countries”, which describes practices of state support provision for G-20 countries’ Fuel and Energy Complex sectors. These countries policies in the sphere of energy subsidy assistance is also significant for Russia’s foreign policy – one of the major exporters of energy resources, and for global energy development trends estimation (in 2003 nearly 80% of the worlds’ GDP fall to the G-20 countries' share)

The book is focused on subsidies in the sphere of fossil fuels, renewable energy sources and other state support forms, influencing the energy demand formation in the country. Authors analyzed energy subsiding impact on national economy and policies, gave a brief characteristic of the Fuel and Energy Complex of each country, including  branch-wise energy budget and energy consumption, described key issues which the Fuel and Energy Complex faces, and statutory strategic objectives of the sector.

Experts address this book to federal ministries and agencies, experts in energy sectors and researchers, Ph.D. candidates and students engaged in research in global energy field, especially in G-20 countries. The publication is prepared under the editorship of the Chief Advisor to the Head of the Analytical Center Leonid Grigoriev and the Head of the Department for Strategic Studies in Energy of the Analytical Center Alexander Kurdin.

The book presentation will be held in the Analytical Center in January 2015. Stay tuned.