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Russia and the global economy

Innovative economy needs major reforms
Rosnano CEO Anatoly Chubais says developing an innovative economy involves major reforms, and thinking strategically.

June 21, 2010 14:19

Dr Doom more optimistic but still alert for second wave of crisis
While Russia's Finance Minster Aleksey Kudrin continues to warn of banking instability, Nouriel Roubini, Professor at New York University - also known as Dr. Doom - expressed more optimism.

June 08, 2009 12:21

Kudrin sounds note of caution on banking system
Russia's Finance Minister has warned of "more skeletons in the closet" for the country's banking sector, as the head of Citigroup says a "shadow banking system" remains unregulated.

June 08, 2009 12:11

St Petersburg investment showcase looks beyond crisis
St Petersburg’s annual economic forum brought together people from 83 countries. Against a background of global financial crisis, the event had a lower profile - but the debates were more timely than ever.

June 08, 2009 10:50

Grain tie up to focus on quality not prices
Washington has warned Moscow against creating a 'Grain Opec' after Russia confirmed plans to pool resources with other producers. The country's Agriculture Minister claims the group will raise quality but not prices.

June 08, 2009 10:43

“When the dollar went up, the markets went down”
The US is the biggest economy in the world, and if the blame for the global economic crisis is put on the US, it is put on the centre of the financial world - it is the same thing.

June 07, 2009 09:21

St. Petersburg World Economic Forum, Day 2
Delegates from more than 70 countries have been gathering in St. Petersburg for a major economic forum to help define the world's post-crisis financial architecture.

June 06, 2009 12:45

President pushes Rouble as regional reserve
In his highly anticipated keynote address at the St. Petersburg forum, President Dmitry Medvedev once again pushed the idea of the Rouble as a regional reserve currency.

June 06, 2009 10:57

Wheat from chaff – first World Grain Forum opens in St. Petersburg
The financial crisis will loom large at the first World Grain Forum opening in St. Petersburg, Saturday. Participants from 40 countries are gathering to discuss how to ensure food security amid the crisis.

June 06, 2009 09:14

Medvedev: single world reserve currency pre-conditioned the crisis
The World Economic Forum in St. Petersburg has started with a keynote speech from Dmitry Medvedev. He criticized the global economic system and put forward a number of solutions.

June 06, 2009 04:33

Outlook on the Russian economy: Tony Angel
At the St Petersburg Economic Forum, RT spoke with Tony Angel, Managing Director EMEA at Standard & Poors, about reactions to views of those at the forum and Russia’s economic outlook.

June 05, 2009 18:44

Outlook on the Russian economy: Klaus Rohland
At the St Petersburg Economic Forum RT spoke with Klaus Rohland, World Bank Russia Country Director and Representative, about the Russian response to the economic slowdown and the outlook for Russia’s economy.

June 05, 2009 18:08

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