Siberian Business Review #4,

February 1997

Contents:

Environmental profile: Environment of Novosibirsk Oblast

Industry profile: A Mixed Blessing: Gazprom's Hold on the Economic Development of the Siberian Gas Industry

Profile of the region: A Current Socio-Economic Overview of Irkutsk Oblast

The national context: Investments in Russia's Energy Saving Programs Will Pay off Fast

Economic survey:   The Strengthening Role of West Siberian Dairy Production: Still Room for Expansion

Economic profile: Siberia as a Buyer on the World Market