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ALEXEY VEDEV EXPLAINS HOW TO KEEP SAVINGS AMID HIGH GEOPOLITICAL RISKS

04 march 2022

The Western sanctions have put many Russians in a situation of uncertainty. Alexey Vedev, Doctor of Economic sciences, Head of Financial Studies Department of the Gaidar Institute, told UFA.AIF.RU, how savings should be treated and preserved.

ALEXEY VEDEV ON DYNAMICS OF RUBLE EXCHANGE RATE

02 march 2022

RBC published opinion of Alexey Vedev, Head of Financial Studies Department of the Gaidar Institute, that on March 1st the market saw technical correction at the beginning of trading.

ALEXEY VEDEV EXPLAINED WHAT TO DO WITH FUNDS AND STOCKS UNDER CRISIS

01 march 2022

Alexey Vedev, Head of Financial Studies Department of the Gaidar Institute, told ”FederalPress” how Russians can intelligently allocate their finances under the European sanctions and the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

ALEXEY VEDEV: “TRYING TO WITHDRAW DOLLARS AND EURO FROM BANKING ACCOUNTS AND ATM IS AN ABSOLUTELY WRONG TACTICS”

01 march 2022

The Central Bank has taken exceptional measures to support the ruble amid sanctions against Russia for the military operation in Ukraine. The key rate soared to 20%. Now 80% of exporters' foreign currency proceeds are subject to compulsory sale on the exchange. Alexey Vedev, Head of Financial Studies Department of the Gaidar Institute, told MK about the prospects for the ruble exchange rate in a tense geopolitical situation.

SERGEY SINELNIKOV-MURYLEV EXPLAINED HOW RUSSIA CAN CIRCUMVENT SANCTIONS ON SEMICONDUCTORS

26 february 2022

Sergei Sinelnikov-Murylev, Rector of Russian Trade Academy (VAVT) of the Ministry of economic development of the Russian Federation, Academic director of the Gaidar Institute, said in a commentary to TASS that in response to sanctions imposed by the West on imports of semiconductors to Russia, Moscow can reorient to Asian suppliers.

NATALYA SHAGAIDA: “TRADERS WARNED OF RISING GLOBAL FOOD PRICES”

25 february 2022

The escalation of relations between Russia and Ukraine could result in further growth in global food prices, which are already close to multi-year highs, Reuters reported, citing analysts and traders. Natalya Shagaida, Head of Agrarian Department of the Gaidar Institute, told “Agroinvestor” that any aggravation causes a spike in prices.

NATALIA SHAGAIDA: “WHAT FOODS WILL BECOME MORE EXPENSIVE IN 2022 AND WHY?"

23 february 2022

Food inflation has reached double-digit levels and continues to gain momentum. Prices in retail chains are rising so fast that the official statistics seem understated to many people. Natalya Shagaida, Head of Agrarian Department of the Gaidar Institute, told the “Profile” weekly magazine whether the growth will continue and which food products are likely to become more expensive this year.

SERGEY ZUBOV: “BY 2026 HOUSEHOLDS WILL HAVE ACCUMULATED MORE LOANS THAN THE ENTIRE AMOUNT OF DEPOSITS”

21 february 2022

Sergey Zubov, Senior researcher, Financial Studies Department of the Gaidar Institute, told ”Nezavisimaya gazeta” that households will save loans by 2026 for the higher amount vs the overall volume of deposits.

ILYA SOKOLOV: “GROWTH OF NON-OIL AND GAS REVENUES PROTECTS THE COUNTRY AGAINST ECONOMIC CRISES”

18 february 2022

According to “Ura.ru”, President Vladimir Putin took the initiative to move away from an active dependence on oil and gas. This topic will become one of the principal in preparation for the annual address, which will take place tentatively in March. According to Ilya Sokolov, a Leading researcher of the Gaidar Institute, the growth of non-oil and gas revenues protects the country from economic crises and makes it possible to fulfill social obligations.

SERGEY TSUKHLO: “HIGH RISKS HINDER INVESTMENTS IN RUSSIA”

16 february 2022

Sergey Tsukhlo, Head of Business Surveys Department of the Gaidar Institute, told ”Nezavisimaya Gazeta”about factors restricting the industrial investment optimism in early 2022.

ALEXANDER DERYUGIN: "THE REGIONS' REVENUES WILL BE FINE DESPITE THE REDUCTION IN PAYMENTS FROM OFFSHORE OWNERS."

16 february 2022

Alexander Deryugin, Researcher of the Budget Policy Department of the Gaidar Institute, discussed the reduction of income tax payments to regional budgets by the owners of the offshore companies in the author’s column for ”Davydov. Index.”

ALEXANDER KNOBEL: “HYDROCARBONS ARE NO LONGER THE UNCONDITIONAL ADVANTAGE OF RUSSIA ON THE GLOBAL STAGE”.

14 february 2022

”Nezavisimaya gazeta”reported that in the context of the energy transition and sanctions, Russia faces more difficulties in the foreign markets: the competition is not only in prices and quality, but also in environmental and political costs. According to Alexander Knobel, Head of International Trade Department of the Gaidar Institute, sanctions can have a negative impact both through the ban on imports of Russian products to other countries and through restrictions on supplies of necessary components to Russia.

ALEXEY VEDEV: “INCREASE IN REAL DISPOSABLE INCOMES BY 3.1% IS A VERY GOOD RESULT”

10 february 2022

Alexey Vedev, Head of Financial Studies Department of the Gaidar Institute, commented to RBC on the Rosstat data related to growth of real disposable incomes of Russians by 3.1% in 2021.

ELISEY LEONOV DISCUSSES ISSUES OF REGULATION AND TAXATION OF INNOVATIVE NICOTINE-CONTAINING PRODUCTS IN RUSSIA

09 february 2022

In recent years, there has been an expansion in the line of nicotine-containing products (NCPs) with the primary goal to offer smokers potentially less risky nicotine consumption options compared to cigarettes.

ALEXANDER DERYUGIN “DEMAND FOR RAW MATERIALS IS RECOVERING, AND RAW MATERIALS DOMINATE OUR EXPORTS."

09 february 2022

”Davydov.Index” cites the opinion of Alexander Deryugin, a Researcher at the Gaidar Institute's Budget Policy Department, that Russian exports will grow by 45.7% in 2021.

NATALIA SHAGAIDA: “WHY RUSSIAN FOOD BECOMES MORE EXPENSIVE?”

08 february 2022

Natalia Shagaida, Head of Agrarian Department of the Gaidar Institute, spoke in the new issue of “Dengi. Pryamaya linia” in the “Dozhd” channel about food inflation in Russia and the factors influencing the rise in prices for foodstuffs produced domestically, as well as about the issue of the Russian potatoes.