The Yearbook contains both information and analytical materials. Its analytical surveys and articles deal with the problems of the world economy and modern international relations. Most important events and the main trends of global and regional development are investigated — among them processes in various sectors of the world economy, issues of global and national security. The publication contains materials on the most acute international crises and problems. Considerable attention is paid to the prospects for global economic growth, world trade and trade wars, the development of the global automotive industry, political processes in the USA, political and economic trends in China, India, Japan, Germany and other leading countries of the world. Also in the focus of the authors are the development of the Syrian crisis, the fate of INF Treaty ets.