The Department carries out works on the key macroeconomic issues, including assessment of the current situation in the Russian economy, scenarios for its future development, effects of the economic policy measures, as well as exercises functions in the field of strategic planning.
One of the key tasks of the Department is to prepare forecasts for socio-economic development, as well as carry out a comprehensive analysis of trends in the Russian and world economies. Based on the results obtained, the following macroeconomic reports are published: “Economic picture”, “Economic Activity snapshot”, “Inflation snaphot”.
The Department participates in the formation of statistical methodologies and drafting regulatory acts in the sphere of state statistics.
The most important tasks of the Department also include coordination of development of the strategic planning documents, normative and methodological support for strategic planning, and strategic management processes digitalization.