Data

Russians' borrowing grows ahead of savings

Vladimir Kozlov in Moscow January 9, 2018

Russians have given up on saving and are borrowing more instead to fund their lifestyle, data from the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) shows. Borrowing from banks has doubled in eight years and two thirds have no savings at all.

Ukraine's international reserves increase 21% in 2017

bne IntelliNews January 9, 2018

Ukraine's foreign exchange reserves increased by 21% to $18.805bn in 2017, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) says

Turkey's industrial production growth slows to 7% y/y in November

bne IntelliNews January 8, 2018

Turkey’s calendar-adjusted industrial production index moves up 7% y/y in November, representing weaker output growth compared to October when a 7.4% y/y rise was recorded.

Turkey’s cash deficit grows 158% y/y in 2017

bne IntelliNews January 8, 2018

Turkey’s cash budget ran a deficit of TRY21bn (€5.6bn) in December, representing a significant 158% y/y increase compared to the TRY8bn recorded in December 2016.

Estonian inflation slows to 3.4% y/y in December

bne IntelliNews January 8, 2018

The gain leaves overall price growth in 2017 at 3.4% as well, a major pick up compared to inflation of just 0.1% in 2016.

Lithuanian retail sales growth accelerates in November

bne IntelliNews January 7, 2018

Lithuanian retail sales grew at an unadjusted 4.8% y/y in November at constant prices.

Latvian retail sales expand 4.7% y/y in November

bne IntelliNews January 7, 2018

November marked the 24th month in a row in which sales expanded, helped by rising real incomes.

Estonian retail sales suffer contraction in November

bne IntelliNews January 7, 2018

Estonian retail sales fell 1% y/y in constant prices in November, the first fall since June 2013.

Estonian industrial production growth slows down to 2.7% y/y in November

bne IntelliNews January 7, 2018

The expansion is 3.5pp slower than the annual reading for October and marks a return to the subdued growth figures that dominated in the second half of 2017.

Latvian industrial production growth slows down to 3.6% y/y in November

bne IntelliNews January 7, 2018

The November growth remains in line with forecasts indicating the Latvian economy’s shift to a higher gear in 2017.

Polish foreign reserves fall in December

bne IntelliNews January 7, 2018

Poland’s international reserves contracted 2.1% m/m to PLN394.4bn in December.

Growth of Croatia’s retail sales accelerates

bne IntelliNews January 6, 2018

Retail sales continue steady rise with 5.7% y/y growth in November despite crisis at retail giant and major employer Agrokor.

Lithuanian industrial production growth rate doubles in November

bne IntelliNews December 21, 2017

The continuous growth of industrial production should keep the Lithuanian economy – which expanded by just 2.2% in 2016 and by 3.4% y/y in the third quarter – on a path to beat last year’s performance.

Slovenians feel the financial burden of their country's ageing population

bne IntelliNews December 20, 2017

Data shows Slovenia spent 16.7% of GDP on social protection in 2016 with ageing population a key concern.

Ukraine GDP grew 2.1% y/y in July-September

bne IntelliNews December 20, 2017

Ukraine's real GDP grew 2.1% year-on-year in July-September, which is in line with previously released numbers, the Ukrstat state statistics agency in Kyiv reported on December 19.

Polish industrial production growth slows down to still robust 9.1% y/y in November

bne IntelliNews December 19, 2017

In seasonally adjusted terms, industrial production expanded 6.9% y/y.

Polish retail sales growth accelerates in November

bne IntelliNews December 19, 2017

Polish retail sales grew 8.8% y/y in constant prices in November, up from 7.1% in October.

Russia to spend $300mn on the 2018 presidential election

bne IntelliNews December 19, 2017

Russia’s Central Election Commission (CEC) has been allocated RUB17.7bn ($302mn) for cover the costs of running the presidential election scheduled for March 2018, the commission said in a statement on December 18.

Czech factory gate prices fall 0.1% m/m

bne IntelliNews December 18, 2017

Industrial producer prices (PPI) grew just 0.9% year-on-year and fell 0.1% month-on-month in November, according to data released by the Czech Statistical Office

Russia's industrial output surprises with 3.6% dive in November

bne IntelliNews December 18, 2017

Russia's industrial output in November unexpectedly dropped by 3.6% year-on-year and 1.4% in adjusted month-on-month terms, showing the fastest monthly decline since October 2009, December 15 report by Rosstat statistics agency showed.

Dismiss