Russia needs to continue to assess and improve its business environment in order to ensure continuing investment and sustained growth. Currently many of the new businesses are being established in the larger urban areas but similar new businesses need to develop at the regional level. This book, based on in-depth case studies of more than 70 companies across 13 regions in Russia, examines four areas key to institutional development, and formulates policy recommendations. Topics include: the determinants of inter-enterprise competition and market structure at the local level; the regulatory regime governing the price, supply and access to local infrastructure services; access to corporate finance in regional markets; and the legal system for resolution of commercial disputes.The procedure entails a telecoms equipment manufacturer to send an application to the Certification Department of the Ministry of Communications for preliminary technical analysis. The equipment is then tested for quality assurance by one ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Unleashing Russia's Business Potential|
|Author||:||Harry G. Broadman|
|Publisher||:||World Bank Publications - 2002-01-01|