The role of indexes and ratings in evaluating the condition and prospects of development is shown. The impact of external factors is analysed The importance of manufacturing characteristics of companies is stressed. The necessity to create national ratings is discussed.
The role of mineral resource potential in the economy of consolidated budgets of the RF constituent entities is discussed. It is shown that at present this role is minor and earnings from foreign mineral trade are missing in the budgets of the RF constituent entities. Main principles of the efficient use of mineral resource potential to solve near-term problems of social and economic development of the RF constituent entities are formulated. Conditions are defined for ensuring sustainable social and economic growth of the RF constituent entities.
The author gives recommendations on developing an effective model of management, building a decision-making system based on corporate policies and competing strategies of business units. It is shown that success of the companies can be determined not only by the use of effective techniques and new technologies, but also by adoption of management decisions of methodical nature. The importance of taking into account business peculiarities is demonstrated. Investment attractiveness of mineral assets is largely determined by the fundamentals of growth (stock levels, production and transport volumes, operating efficiency, size of cost of capital). Their value varies over time, but their role as the foundation remains.