This monograph discusses topical issues of investment policy and foreign capital participation in socio-economic programs of modernization of the national economy, stated the modern concept of improving the investment climate in Russia, increasing competitiveness in the international investment market. The monograph contains recommendations on the organization and presentation of research results. The materials of the monograph is addressed to teachers and students, making first steps in research, the participants of the student scientific society and leaders of student research groups in the departments of universities, and will also be useful to postgraduate students, applicants and their academic supervisors.
The article analyzes the competitiveness of the Russian economy in comparison with the leading economies of the world in the context of Russia's WTO accession on aspects such as the level of interest rates and the availability of financial resources, the dynamics of energy prices, condition of fixed assets and investment activity, investment climate. We outline the basic negative tendencies, hindering the development of the economy and reducing its attractiveness to investors. Based on these results it can be argued that WTO accession will not lead to significant improvement of the investment climate and economic efficiency, and without the implementation of measures to address the problems considered, it can be a catalyst for the negative trends in Russian economy.