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Latvian retail sales continue losing growth pace in July

bne IntelliNews August 30, 2018

Retail sales grew a calendar-adjusted 4.3% y/y in July, slowing down the annual growth rate by 1.3pp in comparison to June.

Turkey’s economic confidence index dives 9% m/m to lowest level since 2009

bne IntelliNews August 30, 2018

"Remarkable and simply dreadful print. Clear evidence now of a very hard landing in Turkey," says analyst.

Ukraine real wage growth accelerates to 14.7% y/y in July

bne IntelliNews August 29, 2018

Real wages in Ukraine grew 14.7% year-on-year in July to $347 per month

Lithuanian retail sales experience slight slowdown of growth in July

bne IntelliNews August 28, 2018

Slowdown ends mini-series of faster growth figures, but in broader terms strong retail sales coupled with rebounding investment are poised to keep the Lithuanian economy on a steady growth path in 2018.

Turkish government's gross debt stock grows 24% y/y in July, highest growth since 2003

bne IntelliNews August 27, 2018

Sum has expanded since start of year, now stands at TRY1.01tn.

Russia's PPI inflation into double digits as inflation pressures build

bne IntelliNews August 27, 2018

Russia’s producer price index of inflation has risen fast in the last few months on the back of rising oil costs and wage inflation to reach double digits.

Poland’s government shrugs off talk of slowdown, points to rapidly rising investment as growth driver

bne IntelliNews August 25, 2018

Poland has turned in a raft of strong results recently, and PM Mateusz Morawiecki says rising investment will continue to drive the country’s robust growth, despite structural limitations.

How bad has August's EM sell off been?

Ben Aris in Berlin August 24, 2018

Analyst says it’s still “very early to gauge whether there has been an economic hit” although indicators suggest financial conditions haven’t tightened to anywhere near degree they did during 2013 “Taper Tantrum”.

Russia’s CBR pulls Central European Bank licence, number of banks falls to 518 in August

Ben Aris in Berlin August 24, 2018

Regulator has targeted small and iffy banks, usually glorified treasury operations for industrial groups or out and out money chute scams that whisk cash offshore undetected.

Russia's GDP growth estimated at 1.6% in January-June

bne IntelliNews August 22, 2018

Russia's GDP in January-June 2018 increased by 1.6% year-on-year, according to the flash estimates of Rosstat statistics agency. This is slightly below the 1.7% estimated by the Ministry of Economic Development for the same period.

Ukraine’s 7M18 retail sales growth accelerates slightly to 6.6% y/y in July

bne IntelliNews August 21, 2018

Ukraine’s 7M18 retail sales increased 6.0% y/y in real terms, slightly slowing from 6.2% growth in the first half of 2018, Ukraine’s State Statistics Service reported on August 20

Poland’s industrial production expanded by 10.3% in July y/y, but heralds a slowdown

bne IntelliNews August 21, 2018

Poland’s industrial production expanded by 10.3% in July y/y, but heralds a slow down in the economy’s expansion, country’s Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on August 20.

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