Andrey Belousov

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Andrey Belousov
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First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia
Assumed office
21 January 2020
Prime MinisterMikhail Mishustin
Preceded byAnton Siluanov
Economic Presidential Assistant
In office
24 June 2013 – 21 January 2020
PresidentVladimir Putin
Preceded byElvira Nabiullina
Succeeded byMaxim Oreshkin
Minister of Economic Development
In office
21 May 2012 – 14 June 2013
Prime MinisterDmitry Medvedev
Preceded byElvira Nabiullina
Succeeded byAlexey Ulyukaev
Personal details
Born (1959-03-17) 17 March 1959 (age 60)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR (now Russia)
Political partyIndependent
Alma materMoscow State University

Andrey Removich Belousov (Russian: Андре́й Рэ́мович Белоу́сов, born 17 March 1959) is a Russian economist and politician, serving as First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia since 2020[1]. Previously he was an Assistant to the President of Russia and Minister of Economic Development.

Early life and education[edit]

Belousov was born in Moscow on 17 March 1959.[2][3] He studied economics at Moscow State University and graduated with honors in 1981.[2]


From 1981 to 1986, Belousov was probationer-researcher and then junior researcher in the simulation laboratory of human-machine systems of the Central Economic Mathematical Institute. From 1991 to 2006, he was head of laboratory in the Institute of Economic Forecasting in the Russian Academy of Science.[4] He was external advisor to prime minister from 2000 to 2006.[2] Then he served as deputy minister of economic development and trade for two years from 2006 to 2008.[2]

From 2008 to 2012, he was director of the finances and economic department in the Russian Prime Minister's office.[5]

On 21 May 2012, he was appointed minister of economic development to the cabinet led by prime minister Dimitri Medvedev.[2] Belousov succeeded Elvira Nabiullina as minister of economic development.[6]

On 24 June 2013, he was appointed as Presidential Assistant in Economic Affairs.

On 21 January 2020, Belousov was appointed as First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia in the Mikhail Mishustin's Cabinet.[1]


  1. ^ a b Подписаны указы о Первом заместителе и заместителях Председателя Правительства
  2. ^ a b c d e Dubien, Arnaud (June 2012). "The composition of Russia's new Cabinet and Presidential Administration, and its significance". Policy Department DG External Policies. Retrieved 28 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Andrei Belousov, the head of the Ministry of Economic Development". The Voice of Russia. 24 May 2012. Archived from the original on 4 July 2012. Retrieved 28 March 2013.
  4. ^ Biography of Andrey Belousov in RIA Novosti
  5. ^ Order of the Government of Russia frp, 17 July 2008 № 1019-р «On Belousov»
  6. ^ "Andrei Belousov appointed Economic Development Minister". Interfax. Moscow. 21 May 2012. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 28 March 2013.