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This report is part of the OECD regulatory reform programme which assesses the regulatory framework of countries examined and suggests possible improvements to enhance economic growth, competition, innovation and market openness.
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The Russian government has embarked on a highly ambitious program of electricity reform. Russian policymakers have recognised that attracting timely and appropriate investment will remain a substantial and ongoing challenge, which can most effectively be addressed through the creation of efficient electricity markets operating in response to genuine price signals, within a robust and predictable legal and regulatory framework.
Despite a wealth of investment opportunities, the Russian Federation has attracted relatively little foreign direct investment (FDI) and has experienced large-scale capital flight. This phenomenon results from sectoral restrictions on foreign investment and from important institutional factors which also affect domestic businesses. Russia has made significant improvements in its business environment since the last decade, adopting
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The OECD has been working on environmental taxation in the Russian Federation since 2001. This report focuses on reforming pollution charges, the main and most comprehensive type of economic instrument used for environmental protection in Russia.
This book presents a method to develop financing strategies for investment-heavy environmental infrastructure, such as urban water supply, wastewater collection and treatment, and municipal solid waste. The strategies, supported by the FEASIBLE computer model, were developed in several countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA), in EU accession countries and China.