The Russian Far East: An Economic Handbook

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An analysis of, and factual details on, the economy, natural resources, populations, foreign economic activity, and radical economic reform in the Russian Far East. Features of the public and private sectors are discussed providing a comprehensive discussion of this area.
 

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EconomicGeographic Situation
xli
Timber Resources
1
Water Resources
3
Biological Resources of the Ocean
5
Energy and Fuel Resources
6
Minerals and Raw Materials
7
Recreational Resources
7
3 Population and Labor Resources
8
12 Formation of Market Institutions
201
Insurance Companies
207
Stock Markets
209
Investment Funds and Auctions of Privatization Checks
216
13 Regulatory System of Foreign Trade and Hard Currency
216
Quotas and Licensing Rules in Foreign Trade
216
Customs Tariff System
219
Controls on Hard Currency
224

Population Distribution
15
National and Ethnic Composition
17
Labor Resources and Their Distribution
18
4 The Far East in the National Economy
23
Comparative Analysis of Economic Development in the Far East and the Russian Federation
33
5 The Resource Sector of the Economy
45
Forestry and Hunting
52
Timber WoodProcessing and CellulosePaper Industry
52
Fishing Industry
56
Mining
60
6 Processing Industry Transportation and Construction
81
Machine Building
83
Light Industry
85
Food Industry
87
Construction
88
Transportation
90
7 Social Development of the Far East
97
Family Budgets
101
Trade and Consumer Markets
102
Social Infrastructure and Housing
107
Scientific and Technological Potential
111
8 Territorial Organization of the Economy
115
Industry
118
Agriculture
122
Construction
123
The Economy of Individual Territories
124
Interregional Exchange
138
9 International Economic Activity
140
Principal Foreign Partners of the Far East
156
Forms of Foreign Economic Cooperation
159
Foreign Investment and the Free Economic Zone
160
Prospects for Integrating the Far East with Countries of the AsianPacific Region
167
Economic Reform and the System of Economic Regulation
173
Privatization
175
Privatization as a Process for Creating a System of Private Property Ownership and Capital
182
11 Conversion of Defense Industries
191
The AllUnion Concept
192
The Russian Federation Concept
195
14 Administrative Controls over Market Processes
230
Financial System
230
Entrepreneurship
230
Privatization and Rules on Private Property
230
Foreign Economic Activity
231
Price Controls
232
Appendixes
233
Appendix A Statistical Overview
235
2 Vital Statistics of the Population
244
3 Health Care
251
4 Education and Culture
254
5 Housing Construction and Social Infrastructure
266
6 Labor Resources
277
7 Income Wages Pensions and Savings
282
8 Family Budgets
286
9 Corporate Finances
306
10 Industry
308
11 Agriculture
325
12 Forestry
335
13 Transportation and Communications
337
14 Local Trade and Services
342
15 Territorial Development
350
16 Foreign Trade
353
Explanatory Notes on the Data in Appendix A
366
Organizations Active in Foreign Trade and Investment
371
II Financial Institutions
376
III Consulates and Offices of Foreign Firms
380
IV Marketing Consulting Auditing and Advertising Firms
385
V Organizations Promoting Foreign Trade and Foreign Investments
391
VI Tourist Organizations
392
VII Airports and International Aviation
402
IX List of JointVenture Enterprises
407
XI Standard and Barter Export Duties for Various Goods
424
Basic Laws Decrees and Normative Acts Regulating International Trade
425
Appendix D Maps
429
Index
435
About the Authors and Editors
445
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Pavel A. Minakir, Gregory L. Freeze, Viktor Ishaev.

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