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Cuba has Created Favorable Conditions for Foreign Businesses
| Global
Juan Valdes Figueroa, the Ambassador Extraordinare and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cuba to the Russian Federation, recently sat down with the WEJ to talk about trade between Russia and Cuba. According to the ambassador, Cuba is ready to increase deliveries of raw...


The Luxury of Being Rich
May 2012 | Global
Those people living in emerging economy countries who love luxury goods may soon be facing a difficult choice: curbing their appetites or paying taxes to the state to gain expensive real estate and other extravagances.


Spring Investments in Prague
May 2012 | Global
As spring rolls around and the weather starts warming up, the demand for real estate in the Czech Republic continues to grow. Tourists from European and Asian countries, as well as Russia, want to buy Czech housing. This trend started back in 2004, when the country join...


A Neverending Siesta
May 2012 | Global
The world economy is still reeling from rising unemployment rates, but for Spain, unemployment is not a new phenomenon. For decades now, the Spanish unemployment rate has been almost double that of other European countries.


Our Policy is Clear to Our Investors
May 2012 | Rating
Out of all the Russian regions, Kaluga is the leader when it comes to attracting investments. Its stunning success in this area is proof that, although it may be difficult, creating an attractive investment climate in Russia is possible. The governor of the Kaluga regio...


Denmark is willing to develop a partnership between the EU and Russia
| Global
The World Economic Journal asked the Ambassador of Denmark in Russia, Risdalya Tom Jensen, to comment on some of the issues relating to Russo-Danish economic relations in 2012 and Denmark’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union.


The Adventures of the Italian in the High-Rising Country
May 2012 | People
He made his first pair of sneakers when he was just ten years old, and instantly fell in love with the shoe business. Now, his footwear factories deliver shoes in dozens of countries all over the world. Aldo Brue, the founder of the Italian footwear brand ALDO, talked t...


The Man with the Dragon Tattoo
May 2012 | People
He was in charge of the MTV Channel, helped found the “Star Factory” project, shaped the generic “90s” sound, and ran the Department of Music Broadcasting at Public Russian Television, as well as his own radio station. Then, several years ago, he...


Nobody to Hire
May 2012 | Global
As the global economic crisis continues and unemployment rises, employers are faced with a somewhat paradoxical phenomenon – it is becoming more difficult to hire qualified personnel for open positions.


Climate Control
May 2012 | Rating
Where does business develop in Russia? WEJ created a list of the top-ranking regions throughout Russia where over the last two years, small and medium businesses have developed particularly actively.



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