The author demonstrates the role of major cities and metropolises as the leading participants in the formation of integration at the regional level. The state of social and economic development of Minsk is analyzed; the problems and the competitive advantages of the metropolitan economy are identified. The characteristic tendencies of the socio-economic development of the big cities and metropolises and the most common reasons for their high activity in foreign trade relations are determined. The features of the development of integration ties of metropolises, including those in the framework of the regional economic groups, are revealed. The basic approaches to the development of a mechanism to integrate the economy of a mega city (on the example of the city ofMinsk) in the Eurasian economic space are suggested.
RUSSIA'S POSITIONS IN THE INTERNATIONAL TRADE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
Butsenko Irina N., Kosmarova Nadezhda A.
The article investigates the positions of Russia in the international trade of food and agricultural products. The possible areas for improvement of the competitive position of Russia in the international trade of food and agricultural products were determined considering the latest trends and policy of food security.
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF TRENDS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF INDUSTRY DURING ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION OF UKRAINE AND RUSSIA
Fedko Yana V.
This article focuses on the identification of trends in the development of the industrial complex of Ukraine and Russia on the basis of the analysis of dynamics of the basic indicators of development of industry. The author reveals the dependence of GDP on the level of industrial development, the impact of investment and innovation at the level of industrial development.
ASSESSMENT OF THE INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISES COMPETITIVENESS IN TERMS OF IMPORT PLACEMENT
Kupriyanov Sergey V., Dadalova Margarita V., Dubrovina Tatyana A.
The article describes a method to estimate the industrial enterprises’ competitiveness in the modern conditions of the import substitution policy’s application by the governing bodies of the Russian Federation. In this paper, the authors consider the factors and principles of the enterprise’s competitiveness. The authors have represented several approaches for the competitiveness assessment, and after that the most suitable one to assess the competitiveness of the industrial enterprises in the changing external environment, namely the application of the import substitution policy is chosen. For a detailed study of the concept of the «import substitution», the authors have reviewed the foreign countries’ experience concerning the import substitution policy application. As a result, the advantages and disadvantages of this policy, and especially the impact on the national economy, have been found out. The authors have also taken into account the social component of the assessment of the company’s competitiveness, which is currently one of the important indicators of industrial enterprises. The authors propose their mechanism of improving competitiveness of industrial enterprises in the conditions of import substitution.
ASSESSMENT OF STATE AND EFFICIENCY OF USING FIXED CAPITAL IN ACTIVIZATION OF THE REGIONAL ECONOMY’S DEVELOPMENT
Vladika Marina V., Veretennikova Iraida I.
The article is devoted to the questions of analysis and assessment of efficiency of using fixed capital, detection of the main features of its structure in terms of the types of economic activity. The structure of investments into fixed capital across Russia and Belgorod region is considered, the main directions of its improvement are defined. The types of economic activity of Belgorod region possessing reserves in the use of production capacities by separate types of production are established.The need of depreciation of credit resources for the purpose of expansion of the sources of financing of investments into fixed capital is proved. The ideas on controlling the prices of services of natural monopolies as a factor of decrease in a rate of inflation are introduced.
MONITORING THE REALIZATION DEGREE OF THE SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE MARKETING POLICY IN THE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM OF TRADE ENTERPRISES
Azaryan Elena M., Gladkaya Victoria A.
The present article distinguishes the Ukrainian business-environment’s functioning features, forming the requirements and imposing restrictions on the specific character of the modern conception of the socially responsible marketing realization. The implementation of the socially responsible marketing policy conducted by trade enterprises has been estimated; the comparative analysis of the dynamics of the socially responsible domestic companies’ development, including those with the foreign capital share, has been carried out. It was found that for the last three years the total number of enterprises, implementing the policy of the socially responsible marketing, has not dramatically changed. In 2015, the politicy is being implemented and used mainly by foreign large companies to one extent or another. The positive tendencies and the most problematic aspects in the practice of the socially responsible marketing application have been specified. The analysis of the trade enterprises has also allowed eliciting and systematizing the main objects and target orientation of the socially responsible marketing programs realization: education, health protection, sport, ecology, charity, person’s state of mind, motivation of personnel, feed-back. The possibility to establish the benefit from the realization of the programs in the field of the social marketing has been estimated.
INSURANCE AS A TOOL OF MAINTAINING THE AGRO-BUSINESS FINANCIAL STABILITY
Petrovskaya Maria V., Sukhanov Ivan V.
The article is devoted to the Russian system of agricultural insurance as an important tool for maintaining the financial stability of the industry. The historical aspect of the formation mechanism of the insurance agrobusiness in Russia is discussed; the main challenges of its current development with market participants are estimated.
METHODOLOGICAL PROBLEMS OF THE SOCIAL PROJECTS’ EFFICIENCY ASSESSMENT
Treshchevsky Yury I., Tabachnikova Maria B.
The analysis of methodological problems of an assessment of the social projects’ efficiency is presented in the article. The authors come to the conclusions that one of the most essential problems is that of identification, ranging and analysis of the social effects. The solution of this problem is connected with the introduction of the long-term administrative thinking, search of indicators for the assessment of progress, its driving forces and obstacles, research of a wide range of the social initiatives and results.The problem of a quantitative assessment and its justification demands the obligatory accounting of a context of the realized social project, attraction of a wide range of the interested participants of process (researchers, program specialists, experts), formation of the mechanisms of feedback with the beneficiaries and donors of the social project.
THE ESSENCE OF THE CATEGORY «MODALITY» IN THE RESEARCH OF THE FINANCIAL POTENTIAL OF ECONOMIC SYSTEMS
Grechina Irina V.
The article deals with the issues of elucidation of the essence of the category «modality» and determination of its role in the research of the economic systems’ financial potential. The necessity of the use of this category within the framework of a new science - potenciology is substantiated. Specification of the classification features the managing system’s modality within the framework of the science of potenciology is given. The process of origin of the modal circulation effect at the study of the financial potential of the economic systems is grounded.
SPECIAL REGIME OF INVESTMENT IN THE REPUBLIC OF CRIMEA: CONDITIONS AND PERSPECTIVES
Nikitina Marina G., Druzin Ruslan V., Mirankov Dmitry B.
The article analyzes the evolution of special investment regimes in the Republic of Crimea as a free economic zone, the basic conditions for the functioning of a free economic zone in the Republic of Crimea, the tendencies of investment processes and their problems.