On 26 December, 2016 Finam Information Agency arranged online conference dedicated to the main economic results of 2016 “Economic and political results of 2016: without reform, with a new parliament“. The conference was attended by representatives of the academic, business and expert community. The discussions covered such topics as the budget deficit, the oil prices, the socio-economic scenario of the authorities, the willingness to implement structural reforms in the economy. A separate category includes issues related to foreign economic and political developments. The experts discussed the prospects of Russia’s relations with the EU and the US in the context of changing administrations in these countries.
The conference was also attended by EDSG experts, who have identified the prospects of the Russian economy for the year 2017.