Electronics Production | August 14, 2006
Confab to explore Russia's<br>emerging electronics sector
Is the Russian semiconductor industry poised to take off? That's the question at the heart of this year's Semi Expo CIS, which will seek to provide a roadmap for the long-anticipated resurgence of the post-Soviet chip industry.
Direct foreign investment in Russia's economy in the January-June timeframe almost tripled year-on-year to $26 billion, according to a government report released on Tuesday (Aug. 8). The preliminary figures indicate that direct foreign investment jumped from $9.3 billion the previous year. With Russia's investment climate improving, President Vladimir Putin has officially endorsed Russia's high-tech industry as a means of expanding the economy beyond energy. Click here to read the full story on EETimes.com.