Analytical Center for the Government of the Russian Federation

Federal subsidies may stimulate gas motor fuel market

Toll road or Platon system discounts for owners of natural gas vehicles will reduce the income of operators, deputy head of the Analytical Center’s Department for the Fuel-and-Energy Sector, Housing, and Public Utilities Alexander Amiragyan said. In his words, it will be necessary to compensate for the shortfall in income and additional costs, including the administrative ones.

Expert: The Main Differences Between VNR and VCR are their Purposes

Tatiana Radchenko, Deputy Director of the Analytical Center, explained to “Kommersant” the differences between the Voluntary National Review of Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Voluntary Civil Review and the thematic report of the Audit Chamber.


Reasonable oil price discounts keep oil refining sector afloat

Research supervisor from the Analytical Center’s Department for the Fuel-and-Energy Sector, Housing and Public Utilities Alexander Kurdin has commented on Saudi Arabia’s decision to offer discounted oil prices to buyers in Europe and Asia in September and its influence on the price of Russian oil in an interview with Rossiyskaya Gazeta.

Rossiyskaya Gazeta

Railroad companies need new opportunities

Measures supporting the railroad industry vary from one country to another, and there is no standard way to be followed, expert Alexey Safronov from the Analytical Center’s Department for Transport Economics and Development told the Pult Upravlenia outlet in comments on the Analytical Center bulletin on countering the coronavirus impact on railroad transport.

Pult Upravleniya

Digitization of Electric Power Supply Industry Reaches Consumers

The use of “intelligent” electric energy meters will enable consumers to telecommunicate the meter readings to power supply and distribution companies; housing owners will no longer have to transmit meter readings themselves, the Analytical Center expert Oleg Kolobov told the Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper.

Rossiyskaya Gazeta