Foreign Investments as a Mechanism for the Russian Economy Development

The article analyses foreign investments as the investment options of development models on the basis of the global and Russian statistics. Cross-country comparisons (World Bank, development indicators) show significant differences and mutual complementation of chosen models. Basing on Russian Statistical Service data, it is demonstrated that the lack of available development resources increases unattractiveness of repeated foreign investments in Russia. We suggest a hypothesis that foreign investments in Russia and investments from Russia abroad represent a circuit of the same financial resources. The article formulates the principles of the standard (ideal) model formation for transition to a sustainable development path of the national economy. This path includes the development and formation of the intermediate models containing the desired set of institutions and development organizations. In these models for the domain «Investments», we propose to use such indicators as «The inflow of foreign investments», «The outflow of foreign investments» and «Investments in fixed assets»

Keywords: innovative economy; development institutions; development model; foreign investment inflow, outflow of foreign investment, investment structure


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