Some human experience cannot be automated – you cannot hug a hologram; people are still going to want human connections.
The central Chinese government owns a big part of the economy. If they need additional cash for the economy, they will transfer the personal savings into the hands of the government. So China has a lot of tools in the box.
Our goal is to make mobility for individuals much easier, safer, more affordable and reliable.
The main issue in exploiting data is not technology, but the skills needed to understand what these data mean.
In a competitive environment, if you do not deal with climate change as good or better than your competitors, you will go out of business.
For universities, endowment is a perfect way to gain certain independency from state funding, and it is quite successful in Russia.
Skilled employees will be the number one force driving successful digital transformation.
All our investments must be more productive. Only then will we be able, step by step, to achieve competitiveness and to offer the same competitive goods in the foreseeable future.
I am sure that artificial intelligence is going to determine our development, change traditional journalism and change the economic model of journalism.
In areas like Pharma, FMCG we saw companies maintaining interest to work with Russia and indeed some of them increasing this commitment.
The task of the Russian authorities is to diversify the national economy, making the export and foreign exchange inflow more stable, which, under higher stability and lesser dependence on oil exports, will make the Russian rouble more resilient.
The regulatory framework needs to speed up and support new technologies because they create millions of jobs, clean cities and represent a huge advantage to the economies where they operate.
Today the world is definitely moving towards alternative energy sources.
A way to approach the world of opportunity and scale quickly is not to be blind to local variances, integrate closely and work constantly to become more and more local.
Russian metals companies are competitive in terms of quality and product range, as well as by virtue of their low production costs.
A university is first of all an intermediary between corporations, employers, the authorities, and the expert community, and in this respect endowment is a really working structure.
It is necessary to simultaneously create quality mass media calling everybody’s attention to sports and to develop mass sports; then sports will become truly attractive for television and business several years from now.
Even small participation by private capital in the PPP format is extremely beneficial to the state, since it reduces the cost and increases the quality of projects.
People need an innovation in the world’s economy policy-making. We need to change the way we think about economy because we focus too much on short-term return from our technologies, investments, etc.
The short-term objective is to adapt the fiscal policy to new challenges, to the new level of oil prices, in order for the fiscal policy to be predictable in the medium term, and for market players to raise no questions about it.