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The Regions of Russia: A mixed bag for investors
This is the first of three reports, which will provide an in-depth look the more successful regions of Russia, looking at economic, commercial and political factors. The purpose of these reports is to identify which are the more attractive locations for investors and businesses needing to set up operations to satisfy localization requirements.
Russia has 85 administrative regions, about 20-25 of which are significantly ahead of the rest in economic development. This report looks at ten such regions. The second report will cover another nine and the third report will cover four regions.
Uzbekistan Agriculture: Reforms pave way for rapid growth
Important sector. Agriculture accounts for 19% of GDP and 27% of the workforce in Uzbekistan. The sector has been growing at some 6-7% (official figures) per year for the past decade or so.
Large market, strategic position. Uzbekistan has a population of 30 million, the largest in the region, and, as it moves out of isolation, may develop aspirations to become a regional leader in Central Asia.
Russian Agriculture Growth: Can Russia feed the world?
The Russian agricultural sector is growing quickly helped by protection from imports and significant investment. It is likely to continue to grow as infrastructure bottlenecks are addressed. This offers significant opportunities for investors as this is one of the few natural resource sectors where foreign investment is encouraged. The government is keen to encourage both exports and processing domestically.
Russia’s Alcohol Industry: Challenges and Opportunities
Analysis and forecasts for the alcohol industry in Russia