Search: Economy,USA,European Union (8 materials)

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

Remarks at the 12th Eurasian Economic Forum

... other parts of the world can only dream of living standards of European or US level regardless of the damage to environment. As far as Russia-EU and, relevantly, EAEU-EU interaction is concerned, the following is clear. For 30 years our country and the European Union have remained key economic partners, but the recovery growth factor in mutual trade recorded over the past couple of years is by now largely exhausted. Therefore, resumption of sustainable positive dynamics in trade and economic relations ...

28.10.2019

Is a New Economic Crisis Coming?

The current relatively tranquil and favorable state of the global economy will most likely worsen considerably in the next 18 months to two years As a country that has experienced a number of ... ... Timofeev: A New Anarchy? Scenarios for World Order Dynamics The three main global economic powerhouses – the United States, the European Union and China – are all currently facing serious (albeit different) problems. At first glance, it would appear that ...

24.10.2019

World Economy in The Grips of “Moral Hazard”

... speedy improvement in US-China relations. The uncertainty afflicting the markets is further exacerbated by the contradictions between the Trump camp and the Fed, with increasing trade tensions forcing the Fed to accommodate the negative effects on the US economy through monetary policy easing. The problem is that the Fed may not be ready to fully compensate the effects of escalations in trade tensions and with good reason. August is never an easy month for Russia’s markets, but this time surges in volatility ...

26.08.2019

Can Russia Plug Through US Sanctions to Reconstruct Syria?

... predictable player. While ultimately under Assad Jr. Syria embarked on the capitalist path, the progress toward the reformed economy was uneven. Many things were also backsliding under the influence from outside, of which the US invasion of Iraq became ... ... differences in this area. While Russia sees Syrian reconstruction mainly in terms of rebuilding the damaged physical infrastructure, European Union states link the reconstruction efforts to political transition. Meanwhile in Moscow there are two competing views ...

18.06.2019

Russia has to reinvent its economic model

... targeting Islamic State (ISIS). The popular perception however, in Europe as well as in the USA, looked more positive. Does it mean there’s room for greater future cooperation... ... anti-terrorist coalition like the one that they had during the Second World War. 3) The European Union (EU) has enforced economic sanctions against Russia because of the conflict... ... countries and Russia? A.K.: The sanctions did have a serious negative impact on the Russian economy. However, they failed to change the Russian position in Ukraine or to erode...

10.03.2016

Armenian Experts’ Debate: “Membership in the EEU in Exchange for Security”

... blockade from Europe’s last closed border, which is also the customs border of the European Union, as well as the exclusion of the country from regional energy and communication... ... the EEU has already produced a major impact. The main reason is Armenia’s refusal to sign the negotiated Association Agreement with the EU — which came as... ... risks. How do you think the economic crises in other EEU member states will affect the economy of your country? Kazakhstan’s priority in the bloc is economics, Russia...

22.09.2015

Western financiers welcomed dirty money but now it must be stopped

Today, the attention of policymakers and analysts around the world is focused on the crisis in Ukraine. They should not just be trying to predict where it goes from here, but also poring over its causes. Of course, the Ukrainian people were agitated by the shelving of their “pro-European aspirations” by Viktor Yanukovych’s government. Of course, Vladimir Putin went too far while annexing Crimea. But the main source of Ukraine’s problems was rampant corruption and an unprecedented...

28.05.2014

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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