Presentation on theme: "ICT development in Russia. The first step to paperless trade conception. Andrey Korotkov Senior Vice-President, CIO Vneshtorgbank."— Presentation transcript:
ICT development in Russia. The first step to paperless trade conception. Andrey Korotkov Senior Vice-President, CIO Vneshtorgbank
Development: current political issues Setting the direction of ICT development is a political task of the highest priority that should be worked out on international, national and local levels. ICT development has the greatest importance for social and economic reforms. The obligatory prerequisite of ICT development is to work out programs on transition to an informational society
Key factors of ICT development in Russia Stable growth of Russian economy New informational products development Good geographical position of Russia High demand on ICT specialists High labor productivity High creativity and technical skills of Russian specialists
National policy principles State guarantee of right to pubic information access Informational security of person, society and state Development of attractive conditions for business Further development of laws and regulations on Internet issues
National program “Electronic Russia” (2002-2010) – Russian Federation Government initiative
Electronic Russia Electronic Russia Strategic goals: Evasion of turning Russia into a raw materials supplier. Shift of Russians economy and export systems to sectors with high added value Greater competitiveness of national economy and higher economic growth
Concept of IT implementation in cooperation between public and private sectors Tax accounting and declaration Custom documentation Informational system of National statistics Electronic Russia
Key benchmarks of the national program success Growth of informational services and program products market Volume of ICT sector market share should increase several times and become not less than 2 percent year 2010 Paperless document flow share should increase up to 65% of each system of state organs workflow (in average) and up to 40% of workflow between systems of state organs
E-commerce in Russia Intensive growth: e-commerce volumes in Russia increase on 30- 40% per year
Current problems: Russia does not yet possess the degree of telecommunication network cover that allows broader e- commerce usage. Low volumes of home computers usage and low Internet penetration level (17%).
E-money: the essence of e-commerce Russians have not yet recovered trust in banks. It is impossible to conduct mass electronic payments without public confidence in banking system. This is the main reason for low number of electronic payment users (credit cards, smart cards etc.)
Legal issues Russia should integrate into the global informational and economy system Russian legal system needs special laws that regulate various Internet operations issues, first of all laws on e-commerce standardization and unification The legal barrier that hinders adoption of several laws aimed to ease usage of electronic signature in commerce is not yet overcome. Electronic signature mechanisms are used in operations of 2,4% of large Russian corporations.
The key measures ought to be taken Development of the legal environment in copyright protection, e-commerce and information protection. Increase of ICT effectiveness in business and stimulation of the demand on ICT. Support of ICT-sector growth by means of fair competition protection and export-oriented segment development. E-commerce growth stimulation