The Department provides analytical support for operations of the Ministry under the framework of the “Foreign Economic Activity” direction.
The tasks entrusted to the Department include economic monitoring and analysis of the foreign states, global socio-economic processes, world trade, sanction, tariff and non-tariff restrictions, the situation on the global finance and mineral commodity markets, sectors of the world economy, as well as the impact of these factors on the socio-economic development of the Russian Federation.
The second activity of the Department is international investment cooperation. Under the framework of this activity, the Department cooperates with multilateral development banks (the World Bank, EBRD, AIIB), including in terms of implementation of the interests of the Russian Federation as their shareholder. The Department ensures activities of the Russian-Chinese Intergovernmental Investment Commission in terms of selecting and monitoring the investment projects implementation.