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Diversifying Kazakhstan’s Economy: From Oil Dependency to Competitive Industrial, Innovative Development

... rights could facilitate the move towards sustainable development Kazakhstan is currently experiencing the negative impacts of volatile oil prices. Kazakhstan's growth slowed from 4.1 per cent in 2014 to 1.2 per cent in 2018, adversely affecting the economy. The economy continued to suffer from a protracted slowdown in global oil prices and weak domestic demand, resulting in a real GDP growth rate estimated at 1 per cent in 2016. The policy problem is that the lower the level of oil prices, the greater ...

11.02.2020

Trump’s Election Manifesto and US Policy Outlook

... doubt, even a minute. This was the speech of a triumphant winner. The main goal was to create the impression that his presidency has been a continuous succession of victories, an era of prosperity and an endless triumph of America in all areas – the economy, domestic politics, and foreign and defence politics, in light of which the Democrats’ attempts to remove him from power seem miserable and insignificant. The main point that runs through the whole speech is that Trump’s main 2016 campaign ...

10.02.2020

The Paradoxes of Social and Economic Development in Central Asia

... successes of individual sectors, such as light industry (textiles, clothing and food), non-ferrous metals, construction materials and transport, Central Asian countries are increasingly reaching the objective limits of their growth. A colossal shadow economy characterises the region. For example, according to Minister of Employment and Labour Relations of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sherzod Qudbiyev, only 40 per cent of the country’s economically active population is officially employed, while the ...

31.01.2020

Russia–India Relations: Successes and Prospects

... complete independence of the British Empire as its goal. Dattesh Parulekar: Indian Elections 2019: Towards New Economic and Political Goals India has much to celebrate on the 70 th anniversary on the Republic. In 2000 and 2017 alone, the country’s economy grew 3.3 times, whilst its contribution to the gross world product in terms of purchasing power parity in 2017 (7.4 per cent) became the world’s third-largest after China and the United States’ respective indicators. Its armed forces are ...

21.01.2020

Global Governance 4.0: ‘Agile’ or ‘Waterfall’?

... economic architecture. The advent of Globalization 4.0 and the Fourth industrial revolution are set to be accompanied by the emergence of Global governance 4.0 that incorporates the rising role of technology into the multilayered edifice of the global economy. It is by now widely acknowledged that the old global economic architecture is due for an upgrade. The successive stages in the construction of global economic architecture were characterized by the progression of economic integration from ...

17.01.2020

Challenges to International Stability in 2020–2025

Crisis of the state system, Economic and financial disorder, the rise of non-state actors, climate change, migrations, decline of international institutions 1. Crisis of the state system. In coming years, we are likely to see a continuous crisis of the traditional state system, particularly in such places as the MENA region, sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and in parts of the former Soviet Union. Weak states might face a challenge of losing their sovereignty; they will not be in a position to provide...

09.01.2020

Russia-2019: A Summing Up of the Economic Track-Record

... rate and increasing tax compliance, while on the spending side the main concerns were focused on the slow implementation of the financing of National projects. In the monetary sphere the key vulnerability as identified by Maxim Oreshkin, Russia’s Economy Minister, was the excessive rate of consumer loan growth. The latter however subsided towards the end of the year as the CBR introduced a series of policy measures designed to keep a lid on consumer credit growth going forward. The external backdrop ...

27.12.2019

Russia’s Energy Strategy to 2035

Russia’s Energy Strategy to 2035 (ES-2035) enters, finally, the home stretch. The Ministry of Energy submitted its version of the document to the Russian Government in early October 2019. Once approved (this is expected before year’s end), ES-2035 will become the best available indication of Russian energy policymakers’ plans. It therefore merits careful consideration. This paper reviews the key goals, scenarios and indicative ranges for output and consumption contained in ES-2035. It thus contributes...

27.12.2019

Deepening Russia-Turkey Relations

Report No. 41/2019 This report is the result of a collaborative study performed by the RIAC and the Center for Strategic Research (SAM) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey. SAM publishes academic journal “Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs” (Turkey), an English language journal on foreign affairs. The materials included in this report were initially published in a special issue of PERCEPTIONS . The paper presents the views of Russian and Turkish experts in the...

12.12.2019

A “Synchronized Downturn” Calls for a “Synchronized Response”

... putting the 2019 growth estimate at the lowest level since the 2008-2009 financial crisis This year’s Annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank in Washington DC revealed a growing preoccupation with the mounting signs of a slowdown in the world economy. The IMF’s diagnosis was that of a “synchronized slowdown” across the globe with the Fund revising its growth projection for global economic growth downwards and putting the 2019 growth estimate at the lowest level since the 2008-2009 financial ...

04.12.2019
 

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