CSE and CIS
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development believes that economies should search for a new model of growth that goes beyond the imitation and import of technologies. EBRD indicates three areas where new sources of growth should be sought.
Embargo on western food in Russia was supposed to trigger the development of Russian agriculture and food industry. But in the longer perspective it may bring more losses than benefits to the Russian producers.
May Decrees were implemented in 2012, when Russia’s President Vladimir Putin returned to Kremlin as the head of state. The key goals were to improve Russia’s competitiveness on the world markets and the overall quality of life.
In Europe the discussions about the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, Brexit and the crisis in the Eurozone dominate the public discourse. The further east we go the more we hear about the deepening cooperation between Russia and China.