BRICS should be more than just an acronym, it should be a platform for real economic integration.
We believe that, in every country where we operate, giving back to the local community is the only way to do business.
The penetration rate of electronic payments is enormous. If plastic cards took decades to penetrate retail trade, then the speed of penetration by electronic payments can be calculated in years.
In the present market environment, patents have become a tool for attacking rather than defending. Currently a patent is largely a tool used to restrict and maintain positions in markets.
There are so many savings out there in emerging markets, and yet, in terms of their use there are not enough institutions to allow these savings to be utilized to boost growth rates and development.
The experience taught us that the key is to make sure the risks are allocated properly within the public sector, the private sector and among bearers and stakeholders.
The large share of state companies is the main structural disparity in the Russian economy. This is one of barriers to further investment in the Russian economy.
China’s transition from a copying model to a creation model is a new window of opportunity that China is opening for the world today.
It would be a tragic mistake to push Russia out of Europe just now. Russia deserves to have a chance to define its new history, to find its own way and to be an active player on the international scene.
Russia has managed to achieve considerable progress in promoting business innovations, and we’re still building on that record of success.
It’s highly likely that, over time, the EAEU will become just as integrated and significant a structure as the European Union is now.
Demand for construction of new nuclear power plants has regained pre-Fukushima levels and, in a certain sense, is even beginning to surpass it.
Savings on emissions correspond to savings on energy and, therefore, to savings on costs.
This transformation is happening and it’s driven by the economy, the people’s mindset, and also by another major force outside of ourselves, which is technological evolution.
In general, we are not building relations with anyone <…> against anyone else. We are building positive alliances.
We don’t want a complete turn eastwards. We simply want to trade with the East just as much as the West. Cutting off trade with the West has never been on our agenda.
The timely measures that we took to support our economy and financial system have worked overall.
The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
It is fundamentally important to agree to the macroeconomic indicators (within the EEU) and adhere to them to create a stable environment, especially for businesses.
My dream is open transport, open circulation, an open flow of people, finance and goods within the EU and the EAEU.