The article deals with the results of 11-th Ministerial Conference of the WTO in Buenos Aire held in December 2017. The author highlighted concrete initiatives adopted by several coalitions and their prospects. In conclusions the author pointed in particular to the perspectives of plurilateral format in the multilateral trading system, as well as to actual contradictions between developed and developing countries within the WTO and the problem of leadership in trade negotiations at the present stage.
The collection of articles presents the proceedings of International Scientific Conference “Spatial Research in the Russian Far East: Problems, Results, Prospects” held in Khabarovsk on December 5, 2017. The authors study the issues of methodology of spatial research, international economic cooperation, evaluation of resource economy's role, energy cooperation, foreign investment attraction, demographics