Search: Natural resources (3 materials)

Natural Resources Make a Comeback

Developed countries’ transition to postindustrial society in the late 20th century entailed the reevaluation of the role different factors play in economic growth. Natural resources ceased to be regarded as a significant prerequisite for economic development, due to the emergence of service industries and the virtual economy. Furthermore, the idea that natural riches could even hinder economic development gained ...


New Vistas for Arctic Shelf Development

Interview The extraction of natural resources in the Arctic is becoming an increasingly hot topic. We talked to Oleg Korneev , Deputy Director for Geoecology and Engineering Surveys at the SevMorGeo Geological Sea Survey Company, about the feasibility of Arctic development and ...


Mongolia: Bright Prospects for Dynamic Growth

... rate of 13 per cent a year on average over the next several years (the first in the list was Macao at a rate of 14 per cent). The Financial Times has introduced a new term - M-3 countries - to denote the three countries with substantial endowments of natural resources and the highest rate of economic growth worldwide: Mongolia, Mozambique and Myanmar. According to World Bank estimates, Mongolia's economy in the coming decade will grow on average at 15 per cent, and Mozambique and Myanmar at 10–12 ...


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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