Vol. 45, No. 3-4 (Fall-Winter 2020)
Limitations of the Russian Raw Material Export Model in the
Context of Global Technological Development
National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia
structural trends and determinants of developed countries are
compared with structural shifts in the Russian economy.
Consequences of Russian economic activity within the export-raw
material model, manifested in structural deformations, are
determined. Circumstances hindering structural development of
the economy are indicated. How Russia has caught up with the
world in science and technology is examined. Factors determining
the increasing importance of the developing manufacturing, high
technologies and knowledge-intensive industries in the Russian
economy are formulated. Hindrances to technological development
are revealed. Directions for structural development of the
Russian economy are proposed.