ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA: Russia’s leading economic thinkers say the country needs bold action to avoid stagnation. After President Vladimir Putin set out his ideas for the economy in a keynote speech on Friday, they are still waiting to hear what that action will be.
Addressing the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, an annual gathering where investors look to the Kremlin to set the direction of travel for the economy, Putin said Russia’s future lay in developing the digital economy.
But he had few detailed and finalised plans on how to achieve that ambition, and many of the other themes in his speech …read more
Source: Free Malaysia Today