Opportunities of modification of the external environment by oligopolistic companies

DOI: 10.33917/mic-3.92.2020.5-11

The article discusses the functioning of oligopolistic companies in the global economy, analyzes their ability to modify the external environment in their own interests: lobbying laws favorable to companies; providing better working conditions and attracting state support measures in comparison with other subjects of market relations; dominant influence on counterparties; the formation of upward and downward global value chains. Particular attention is paid to ways to modify the external environment of companies that are leaders in the digital field.


1. Kazantseva E.G. The influence of global oligopolistic companies on the global economic space // Microeconomics. 2011. № 6. pp. 204-207.

2. Lenovo has become a leader – IDC. [Electronic resource]. – Access mode: http://www.tadviser.ru/index.php/Article:Computers_(world_market)#.2A_Lenovo_.D1.81.D1.82.D0.B0.D0.BB.D0.B0_.D0.BB.D0.B8.D0.B4.D0.B5.D1.80. D0.BE.D0.BC_.E2.80.94_IDC (date accessed: 03.05.052020).

3. Samsung is ahead of Apple in the mobile processor market. [Electronic resource]. – Access mode: http://www.tadviser.ru/index.php/Article:Processors_ (world_market) (date accessed: 05.03.2020).

4. 7 of the largest automakers in the world: Volkswagen is ahead of revenue. [Electronic resource]. – Access mode: https://moneymakerfactory.ru/spravochnik/7-krupneyshih-avtoproizvoditeley-2018/ (date accessed: 04.24.2020).

5. Minervin I.G. Modern Corporation and Theory of the Firm (Review) //Social and Human Sciences: Domestic and Foreign Literature. Ser. 2. Economics: Russian Railways / RAS, INION, Center for Social. scientific-inform. Issled., Dep. economics. M., 2018. № 4. pp. 114-124.

6. Report on the digital economy. Value creation and benefits: implications for developing countries. Review, 2019. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development: Geneva, 2019. [Electronic Resource]. – Access mode: https://unctad.org/en/PublicationsLibrary/der2019_overview_ru.pdf (date accessed: 04.05.2020).

7. Non-price effects of mergers. OECD Competition Committee, June 6, 2018. [Electronic Resource]. – Access mode: https://fas.gov.ru/pages/zasedaniya-oesr-2018 (date accessed: 02.05.2020).

8. Serial offenders: a discussion about why some industries are subject to endemic collisions. OECD Global Competition Forum, October 30, 2015. [Electronic Resource]. – Access mode: https://fas.gov.ru/pages/international-partnership/oesr/komitet-po-konkurenczii/zasedaniya-oesr-2015/ (date accessed: 01.05.2020).

9. Report on the situation of intellectual property in the world. Intangible capital in global value chains. 2017 World Intellectual Property Organization. Geneva, 2017. [Electronic resource]. – Access mode: https://www.wipo.int/edocs/pubdocs/ru/ wipo_pub_944_2017.pdf (date accessed: 25.04.2020).

10. Approaches to the regulation of oligopoly markets, June 16-18, 2015 [Electronic resource]. – Access mode: https://fas.gov.ru/pages/international-partnership/oesr/komitet-po-konkurenczii/zasedaniya-oesr-2015/ (date accessed: 01.05.2020).

Следить за новостями ИНЭС: