Aleksey Vedev: State-related banks keep dominating in the Russian market

On April 17, 2014, Director of Gaidar Institute's Center for Structural Research Aleksey Vedev made a report, Banking system in the Russian Federation: Diagnosis and ways of recovery, at a meeting of the ARETT (ASSOSIATION OF RUSSIAN ECONOMIC THINK-TANKS) Dispute Club "Economic policy knots" dedicated to "Banking system: risks and ways of recovery".

The following issues were covered during the Dispute:

1. What are the current situation and risks in the banking system in Russia?

2. How serious are the risks associated with systemic Russian banks?

3. To what extent can be consolidated the banking sector in Russia?

4. How tougher supervision may reduce the profitability in the banking sector?