Analytics

Research
10 September 2020
Residential construction in the Russian Federation: Bonds replacing co-investment contracts

The rating agency Expert RA presents a study on the state of the residential real estate sector after a reform. The publication provides data on construction volumes in Russia, fluctuations in demand, developers’ entry into the bond market, etc.

Research
4 September 2020
Between Scylla and Charybdis - How Russian Regions are Coping With Pandemic Economic Consequences

Experts from the National Rating Agency present a study of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions against it on the economy of Russian regions. The study provides indicators of industrial production, examines the situation on the labor market, regional budget revenues and other aspects of the pandemic impact on regional economies.

Research
4 September 2020
Gold Mining Companies: Riding the Price Wave

The National Rating Agency presents a study of the gold mining industry in Russia in 2020. The article examines aspects such as investment demand, financial results of Russian gold mining companies, as well as the state of the global gold supply amid restrictions due to measures to counter the spread of COVID-19.

Research
27 August 2020
The rating of the efficiency of the functioning of the agro-industrial complex in the entities of the Russian Federation in the Q1 2020

The rating developed by the Institute for Complex Strategic Studies (ICSS) makes it possible to assess the effectiveness of the functioning of the agro-industrial complex in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, to determine the leading entities and to reveal the scale of imbalances in the development of agriculture in the country as a whole.

Research
11 August 2020
Summary analysis of investment attractiveness of the North Caucasian Federal District

The study was prepared for the purpose of complex analysis of investment activities of the North Caucasian Federal District regions, including the formation of a list of potentially attractive economic activities, as well as the formation of a pool of possible investment projects, including through the organisation of industrial integration between its subjects.

Research
7 August 2020
COVID-19 hit regional revenues

The study of the Expert RA rating agency notes the positive effect of the anti-crisis measures introduced by the federal government, and also estimates the total regional budget deficit for the current year.

Research
3 August 2020
High-tech business in Russian regions, 2020, the National Report

The third edition of the National Report highlights regions with favorable conditions where resources are concentrated for high technologies development, as well as regions that have already succeeded in non-resource sector developing. The global goal of the Report is to identify potential points of non-resource growth of the Russian economy.

Research
17 July 2020
COVID-19 and Global Capital Flows

This study by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development examines the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on global capital flows and measures taken by various countries regarding currency control.

Research
16 July 2020
Prospects for Russian urban habitat development and its adaptation to COVID-19 consequences

The RANEPA analytical note assesses short-term and possible long-term consequences of the pandemic impact on spatial development trends, changes in citizens’ demands and requirements for the urban habitat, as well as recommendations for public policy improving in the field of urban development, taking into account COVID-19 lessons.

Research
8 July 2020
The US Sovereign Debt Is No Longer The #1 Asset

Expert RA, Russia’s largest rating agency issues the analysis ‘The US Sovereign Debt Is No Longer The #1 Asset. It is the first report on international financing and investment, which also touches on strategies and development projects, including Public Private Partnerships.


Research
17 June 2020
Supporting businesses in financial distress to avoid insolvency during the COVID-19 crisis

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has prepared analytical research on business support mechanisms to avoid insolvency during the COVID-19 crisis. The slowdown of economic activity caused by the COVID-19 outbreak and related emergency measures implemented to tackle the health crisis have led to severe difficulties for companies to meet their financial obligations. Many of the fixed costs, such as rents and interest payments, remain due while the cash flow destined to meet these obligations has vanished. As a result, many otherwise sound companies are facing acute liquidity constraints that eventually might become solvency problems.

Analytical digest
11 June 2020
Event Passport of the Region: Krаsnodar

Krasnodar Region is one of the most dynamically developing regions of Russia, which has a powerful transport infrastructure, rich natural resources and is located in a favorable climate zone. Kuban is rightfully considered a health resort of Russia and a center of attraction for tourists from all over the country and abroad.

Analytical digest
11 June 2020
Event Passport of the Region: Sverdlovsk region

Ekaterinburg — the administrative center of the Sverdlovsk region — is an industrial, metallurgical, mining, transport and cultural center located between Europe and Asia. It is difficult to find another place in the world in which so many precious stones are concentrated. Ural gems are not just minerals, but a miracle of nature, glorified in fairy tales.