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 ...


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  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
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