Eurasia / Data

Georgia almost doubled exports to Russia in 2017

bne IntelliNews July 17, 2018

Despite the hostile relations between Tbilisi and Moscow, which backs two separatist republics within Georgia, trade between the two countries is flourishing.

Mongolia’s growth to average 6% in 2019-2020, World Bank says

bne IntelliNews July 10, 2018

2017 was a good year for Mongolia, development bank says, citing favourable commodities prices that helped improve fiscal and external balances.

CEE monthly bond wrap: summer doldrums

Ben Aris in Berlin July 5, 2018

Bond markets in emerging Europe came to a stand still in June. Politics killed off almost all interest in issuing fresh paper: Turkey held crucial presidential elections where the outcome was far from clear and Russia was reeling from sanctions.

Georgia’s GDP growth accelerated to 7.5% y/y in May, flash estimate shows

bne IntelliNews July 1, 2018

The figure was considerably higher than the average estimated real GDP growth of 6.1% in the first five months of 2018, as well as the 6.5% y/y growth in April.

Georgia reports 13% y/y increase in remittance inflows in May

bne IntelliNews June 19, 2018

EU countries accounted for the largest share of the total, at $44.3mn, though Russia remained by far the single largest source of money.