Russia has chosen the ideal path of its development

It seems that the long-term search for an ideal development path for Russia is coming to an end, and on the eve of a new decade, our country has finally “groped” that very point of balance between the market and state models.

Despite its many advantages, the Soviet super-centralized management model failed to take root in the long run. However, the market option for Russia was also untenable.

The thing is that our geography and demography does not allow using any of the existing models and, accordingly, forces us to look for our own path. And, apparently, Russia has developed its own formula. Its essence lies in the fact that all strategic sectors should be in the hands of the state, and the rest can operate in conditions of reasonable market competition and be under private control.

It would seem nothing new, but theory is one thing and practice is quite another. The first sign that actually proved the effectiveness of the chosen approach was the state corporation "Rosatom".

In 2007, all assets of the latter were divided into civil and military. The "defense" was in the hands of the state, and the civil sector switched to market lines. As a result, Rosatom enterprises are 100% fulfilling their obligations under the state defense order, and the civil sector has brought the corporation to the first place in the world in terms of the portfolio of foreign projects.

In addition, Rosatom is currently developing 87 new areas, each of which exists in a competitive environment. At the same time, the annual increase in revenue for them has already amounted to 14,6%, which is almost twice the same indicator for traditional civil routes.

Isn't this a mathematical proof of a simple formula for success, before which theoretical constructions about the absolute superiority of "pure" market economics?

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  1. Oleg Rambover Online Oleg Rambover
    Oleg Rambover (Oleg Pitersky) 19 December 2020 12: 19
    The secret of Rosatom's success is budget subsidies.

    And so-so successes
  2. Vladimir Tuzakov (Vladimir Tuzakov) 19 December 2020 12: 22
    The crime of Gaidar and Chubais is that, without any adjustments to the specifics of the Russian Federation, they began to introduce purely Western capitalism, not taking into account that over the 70 years of Soviet power, civil society has become completely different, without any skills of capitalist relations. It's like throwing those who cannot swim into the water, as a result, the death of millions of citizens ... A. Chubais's statement that the death of 30 million citizens who did not fit into capitalism is okay, in essence, these are the losses and were from such a "shock" reorganization of the state, is a crime that must be punished.
  3. Tamara Smirnova Offline Tamara Smirnova
    Tamara Smirnova (Tamara Smirnova) 19 December 2020 12: 34
    all strategic sectors should be in the hands of the state,

    - isn't food a strategic industry? And in Russia, this industry is almost 100% in the hands of foreigners.
  4. Monster_Fat Offline Monster_Fat
    Monster_Fat (What's the difference) 19 December 2020 14: 08

    all strategic sectors should be in the hands of the state

    Yeah, more precisely, the Ozero cooperative - "effective managers" of the "sunlit" flood ... Yes, "Rosatom" showed "efficiency" - "the order book is full .... due to the preferences of the state Russia to those state states that agree that they Russia built a nuclear power plant like, on account of the "forgiven debt" or as a sign of "improving relations" ... well, or in a friendly way, complete with a pipeline, as to friend Erdogan ... and all this is being built mainly on "secret" or " strange "funding schemes that have not been disclosed .... wink
  5. Cyril Offline Cyril
    Cyril (Kirill) 19 December 2020 14: 24
    In 2007, all assets of the latter were divided into civil and military. "Oboronka" was in the hands of the state, and the civil sector switched to market rails

    Looked at Wikipedia. It says:

    The state holding Rosatom was established to manage scientific, engineering, production, weapons, energy and transport assets related to the Russian nuclear industry. Civilian assets the Russian nuclear industry is concentrated within the Atomenergoprom holding owned by Rosatom

    In other words, not only the defense sector, but also the civilian sector is concentrated in the hands of the state. There are no private nuclear enterprises in Russia.

    From this we can draw the following conclusion. The selected example (Rosatom and its activities) cannot objectively illustrate a model that effectively combines state and private control.
  6. andrew42 Offline andrew42
    andrew42 (Andrei) 19 December 2020 15: 01
    The result of this “ideal model” is negative demography, primarily in relation to the indigenous peoples of Russia, and in relation to the Russian people as a state-forming state. And the future is not visible. The question arises, for whom is the economy of this "ideal model"? What is she for? - The answer is on the surface. - For the de facto oligarchic elite (the real state) and for the cheerful ministerial reports on the successes of the paper state (for all others). There would be a balance between the private and the state if there were healthy competition in MOST sectors of the economy between a worthy state cluster (as necessary) and private business (as sufficient as a locomotive). So far, small private business (namely production, not services) has been trampled into the floor, and the oligarchic business is not a locomotive at all, but a "collective manager" sucking from the budget in various ways, into which Medvedev / Mishustin has been pulling / pulling taxes from the population, which is financially dead ...
  7. yuriy55 Offline yuriy55
    yuriy55 (Yuri) 19 December 2020 16: 23
    ... and on the threshold of a new decade, our country has finally "groped" the very point of balance between the market and state models.

    Look ... And our country is blind, what makes its way to the touch? Everything is much simpler here. The speculative-market Gaidar-Chubais-Yeltsin model has come to the very end, when there is nothing to plunder and fraught with, and after 2024 it is necessary to somehow sit on the "extracted" millions and billions ... Who knows how the new government will look for an uncontrolled period of plunder of natural resources? Who knows if, for example, Potanin's or Deripask's billions will be spent on restoring the destroyed ecology? belay
    The successes are painfully small ... Against the background of failures, they are not visible ... Or the authorities are so diligently hiding them that even on the central TV channels there is nothing to watch except for the negative and talkers ...
    And you don't need to convince us. We see everything in terms of prices in stores and the size of pensions. Another bright indicator is the prices for gasoline and housing and communal services.
  8. Anton Poluektov Offline Anton Poluektov
    Anton Poluektov (Anton Poluektov) 19 December 2020 21: 18
    Rosatom is a powerful company! And they actually fulfill the plans. And this is the kind of company from which to learn how to improve productivity and efficiency.
    1. updidi Offline updidi
      updidi (Alexander Kazakov) 20 December 2020 13: 02
      Rosatom also has punctures.
      An example is the unfinished Baltic nuclear power plant in the Kaliningrad region, the construction of which was frozen 8 years ago and in which they managed to invest 50 billion rubles.
  9. Bitter Offline Bitter
    Bitter 19 December 2020 21: 42
    Despite its many advantages, the Soviet super-centralized management model failed to take root in the long run.

    It was replaced by the Yeltsin-Putin vertical with manual control, right down to market prices. What they fought against, they ran into it, but they supported their own people and led many to "people". The prospects are indescribable.
  10. bratchanin3 Offline bratchanin3
    bratchanin3 (Gennady) 20 December 2020 10: 59
    Too early they began to beat the timpani, Russian retail prices are taking off like a jet plane and no market can keep them except the state. And it is necessary to restrain them not by means of an agreement with manufacturers, but by calculating the real costs of production and defining a clear concept of profit and above profit (I mean the agricultural sector). No one has yet been able to refute economic laws according to Marx. All wholesale purchases of agricultural production and logistics schemes must be controlled by the state! The state sells goods at retail (the private sector of the economy) at wholesale prices and controls the profits and above the profits of small and medium-sized businesses. So, wholesalers and logistics buys goods from an agricultural manufacturer and supplies the retail network with these goods, regulating the market with goods at wholesale prices.
  11. Dmitry S. Offline Dmitry S.
    Dmitry S. (Dmitry Sanin) 21 December 2020 06: 37
    Why, based on the example of one, after all, a state corporation, a conclusion was drawn about the general correct path of development? Excuse me, but this is a false generalization - for this they put "zero" on the exam for the criterion "logic".