First Day of “Open Innovations” Forum “CORPTECH: DNA OF THE CORPORATION OF THE FUTURE” Completes in Moscow

Digital transformation of business and development of corporations of the future became the key topic of the first day of Open Innovations Moscow International Forum. This year the Forum brought together at Skolkovo Technopark some 18,000 participants: internationally famous futurologists, professors of leading international business schools, technological evangelists and leading … More

Russia’s Gazprom Topples U.S.’ ExxonMobil for 1st Place: S&P Global Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings®

The results of the 2017 S&P Global Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings® , now in its 16th year, show a two-pronged changing of the guard, the most profound in the Rankings history. First, Russia’s Gazprom snagged the number 1 spot, ending U.S. oil and gas giant ExxonMobil’s 12-year … More

Moscow | RBCC RussiaTALK Investment Forum at CCIRF, Thursday 2 November 2017

The Forum will be started off by His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent (Patron of RBCC), Sergei Katyrin (President, RF CCI), Roger Munnings (Chairman of the Board of Directors, RBCC), representatives of British Embassy and Russian government. The Forum will be concluded by evening reception hosted by Her Britannic … More

Fitch Ratings ups Russia’s GDP outlook to 2% on consumption recovery

Fitch Ratings upgraded Russia’s GDP outlook for 2017 to 2% from previous 1.6%, according to the Global Economic Outlook (GEO) of the agency. Fitch is the only “big three” agency maintaining an investment-grade rating on Russia, the outlook on which it recently improved to Positive. The agency noted that Russia’s … More

Representatives of the Trade Delegation of Russia in the United Kingdom attended The Flood Expo – 2017

Representatives of the Trade Delegation of Russia in the United Kingdom attended The Flood Expo – 2017 with co-located The Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering Expo (M&CCE Expo) and The Contamination Expo which took place on September 27-28 at London’s ExCel. The event is the largest exhibition and the conference … More

Theresa May’s speech to Conservative party conference: key points

May delivers a mea culpa. She acknowledged her election campaign was “too scripted, too presidential” and allowed Labour to paint the Tories as the party of continuity. This was an implicit criticism of Lynton Crosby, who crafted the overarching “strong and stable” message, rather than her former adviser Nick Timothy, … More

Representatives of the Trade Delegation of Russia in the UK attended The TCT Show-2017

Representatives of the Trade Delegation of Russia in the UK attended The TCT Show-2017 which took place on September 26-28 at Birmingham’s NEC. The event presented unique opportunities for 12000 visitors from over 60 countries and more than 300 exhibitors to gain insight and advice from leading experts across 3D … More

Theresa May has insisted the cabinet is united and she will be leader

Theresa May has insisted the cabinet is united and she will be leader “for the long term” despite fresh moves by Boris Johnson to undermine her authority, setting the stage for a fractious Conservative party conference. The prime minister claimed on Sunday that Johnson was fully behind her plan for … More

Russia’s mobile economy at 4% of GDP to outgrow agriculture, insurance

The contribution of mobile economy to Russia’s GDP was RUB3.2 trillion or 3.8% of GDP, Vedomosti daily said on September 25 citing a report by Russian Association of Electronic Communication (RAEC), OC&C researcher, and Google. This is already on par with such sectors of the economy as water and gas … More