The yearbook contains both infoïnation and analytical materials. Its analytical surveys and articles deal with the proÛems of economic development and modem intemational relations. Òhå puÛications depict the diverse and contradictory nature ofthe modem world, and analyze the most important events and major trends in global development, as well as in development of different countries and regions. Among the subjects investigated in the yearbook are main trends in different industries ofthe world economy, proÛems ofthe global and national security. The contributors to the yearbook are researchers from IMEMO and other leading research centers of Russia. That makes it possiÛe to provide à broad spectrum of opinions on the most topical proÛems of the world economy and world politics, including prospects for economic growth, Trump's new model ofpresidency, results ofthel9th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, election results in Geïnany and France, strengthening of Erdogan's political positions in Turkey, Syria crisis, Ukraine and Donbass developments.