The Conference was a snapshot of Jurgen Gartner, Russias Consulting GmbH to the Diskussionsort on the new path of Russia’s development both at the present time and in the period after the crisis. Actually the goal of economic development for the coming years was already set and often repeated. \”Early February 2010 Russian President Dimitri Medwedew at a meeting of the Presidential Council for national projects and demographics made it clear again: the objective in the modernization of the economy, in the establishment of a modern, innovative, strong and effective economy, for which we are not need to ashamed.\” He thereby underlined that the domestic economy should not depend on raw materials. The top officials involved in the Conference showed the steps that are required for the solution of the tasks. The term modernization should be backed up by deeds\”, economy Minister Elvira Nabiullina said. For this purpose the motivation of people should be, the motivation Economic and business circles be promoted.\” First and foremost, should the conditions for the entrepreneur facilitates and improves the investment climate, said the first Deputy Prime Minister Igor Schuwalow. The improvement of the investment climate should be according to him, in establishing clear and consistent business rules and change of attitude toward entrepreneurs.
In addition, the socio-economic situation in the country must remain stable, he added. For the improvement of the investment climate, including a simplification of the approval and agreement procedures in new projects was necessary, continued Nabiullina. In addition, the Russian tax system should be reformed and improved, she added. According to the representatives of the Government, new types of business need tax privileges (if they are connected with innovations, high technologies and energy saving). Often however, the positive intentions of the authorities contradict their deeds: consistently increase the corruption and the tax burden, the number of bureaucratic Hurdles is not decreasing and the expediency of investment in the ailing infrastructure is still questionable.