Modern humanity is increasingly occupied with the efforts associated with overcoming various crisis phenomena arising in the course of terrestrial civilization’s development. Ensuring the environment protection and the safety of citizens is becoming of great importance. In the light of the increasing number of natural and man-made disasters, issues of industrial safety at all stages of a hazardous object’s lifecycle come to the fore. Implementation of state supervision in the field of industrial safety and security of dangerous goods transportation is the main task of the Department for Supervision of Safe Work in Industry under the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus (Gospromnadzor). The past 2016th year is marked by an important event for the department — a 60-years anniversary. That year was quite tough for Gospromnadzor employees, but the team managed to cope with important tasks, from the successful solution of which the state of industrial safety in the country directly depends. First of all, they managed to keep the dynamics of reducing accidents and injuries at supervised units and production facilities. In addition, implementing the Law of the Republic of Belarus dated January 5, 2016 “On Industrial Safety”, 11 by-laws were developed and approved. In parallel, amendments and additions to the rules for ensuring industrial safety were introduced. In an interview with the “ES” magazine the head of the State Industrial Supervision Alexander Kudryashov told about how they managed to maintain positive statistics and to be a guarantor of the safety of people’s lives and health.
The "Economic Strategies" journal
2017 is the year of strategic decision-making on the further socio-economic development of our country, overcoming the recession and stagnation and resuming growth. In recent years, the world economy and politics have developed a complicated situation, relations between Russia and the European Union have worsened, in 2014-2015. against Russia were introduced sectoral sanctions. The way out is intended to be a joint project that creates favorable conditions for building stable relations between Russia and the European Union and its individual countries, for implementing a number of international initiatives jointly with international partners. On the strategic perspective and new vector of development of the International Research Institute of Management Problems in Modern Economic Deputy Director General of the International Research Institute for Control Sciences (MNIIPU), doctor of economic sciences, professor, editor-in-chief of the international journal “Problems in the theory and practice of management” Ashot Khachaturyan told in an interview with “ES”.
The first foreign office of the Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance (EXIAR) opened in Minsk in September 2015 with the goal of effectively promoting development of trade and economic ties between Belarus and Russia through interaction with importers, financial institutions, associations and Russian companies present on the market Of Belarus. In the interview with “ES” magazine Victor Viktorovich Doronkevich, head of the JSC “EXIAR” Representative Office in the Republic of Belarus, told about opportunities for Belarusian and Russian companies and banks, appeared after opening of the representative office in Minsk, about the advantages of cooperation with EXIAR as well as about joint Russian-Belarusian export projects.
The article analyzes and discusses changes in the geopolitical landscape related to nanotechnologies, medium-term results and contradictions of the Russian nanotechnology policy, negative aspects of the “administrative obsession” with quantitative metrics.
In order to solve the most important problems of scientific-technical and innovation development of the Republic of Belarus the President approves the priority directions of scientific and technical activities. It is planned that in the 2016–2020 priority will be given to power engineering and energy efficiency, nuclear energy; agroindustrial technologies and production; industrial and building technologies and production; Healthcare, pharmacy, medical equipment; chemical technologies, petrochemistry; bio- and nano-industry; information-communication and aerospace technologies; rational nature management and deep processing of natural resources; national security and defense, protection against emergencies. On the basis of these priorities national programs of different levels are formed and partial financing of these programs from the national budget is carried out.
Modern innovative environment provides many opportunities for managing competitiveness of the national economy. Experience of managing competitiveness in the innovation environment seems useful in terms of studying the factors of innovative development and identifying promising directions of the national economy of the Republic of Belarus, in particular, the machine-building complex. As the objects of research, the author selected such countries as Korea, Japan, Thailand, China and Singapore.
The payment system BELKART is the only national payment system in the Republic of Belarus, which allows to execute payments, to accrual and receive salary, scholarships, to accomplish money transfers and to keep money on the account. A little more than a year ago CJSC “Payment system BELKART” was headed by Elena Gennadievna Nesterenok, who had worked for more than 15 years in the largest banks of the republic. In her interview to the “ES” magazine Elena Gennadievna summarizes the work results of 2016, tells about the history of the national payment system formation, the problems that arise today and the ways to solve them, and also dwells on plans for the future.
Rector of the Moscow University, Academician V.A. Sadovnichy signed an order to conduct on December 14, 2017 the interdisciplinary conference “A.I. Chuprov — the great son of Russia” in order to actualize his educational and scientific heritage, dedicated to the 175th anniversary of the birth of an outstanding Russian economist, graduate of the Moscow State University, in 1874–1899 head of the department of political economy and statistics. The aim of the article is to reveal the role of Chuprov in forming the Russian tree of economic sciences, to show the role of the great scientist with a world name in creating a system of economic knowledge and uniting scientists in the field of social science, all the surrounding sciences that make up ideology of the country.
During its more than 70-year history, JSC “558 ARZ” has proved itself to be a reliable partner in repair and modernization, in production of spare parts and components for aviation equipment. The company’s brand of high quality and reliability is well known among partners from more than 30 countries of Europe, Asia, the Middle East, South America and Africa. In 2015, by decision of the Supervisory Board of “558 Aviation Repair Plant” Pavel Ivanovich Pinigin, former deputy director in development, was elected director of the enterprise. In his interview to the “ES” magazine Pavel Ivanovich Pinigin told about continuity of the factory traditions, about the range of products and services, development dynamics and the international image of OJSC “558 Aircraft Repair Plant”.