Reports

Turkey Country Report Feb17 - February, 2017

March 6, 2017

Turkey remains in a difficult place both politically and economically that is weighing on growth. Analysts expect Turkey to be dogged by this uncertainty for at least two years depressing the ... more

Kazakhstan Country Report Feb17 - February, 2017

March 6, 2017

The commodity-dependent Kazakh economy is experiencing one of its toughest years in over a decade as a result of low oil and other commodity prices together with a slowdown in major trading partners ... more

Poland Country Report Feb17 - February, 2017

March 6, 2017

Poland’s GDP grew 2.8% in 2016, the slowest expansion in three years, missing the government’s assumption for a 3.5% expansion. What economic expansion there was in 2016 was driven almost ... more

Romania Country Report Feb17 - February, 2017

March 6, 2017

Romania ended 2016 with an impressive growth of around 4.8%. The new government, formed by the leftist alliance of Social Democratic Party (PSD) and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (Alde) ... more

Ukraine Country Report Feb17 - February, 2017

March 6, 2017

Ukraine's economy has been in recovery since 3Q15, for the past year and a half. The 2016 full-year real GDP rose 1.4% YoY. The current trend data derived from seasonally adjusted series of monthly ... more

Russia Country Report Feb17 - February, 2017

March 6, 2017

Not much has change in the first two months of this year. Russia’s economy continues to recover and show modest growth, but this is unlikely to accelerate this year to anything beyond 1.5%. ... more

Iran Country Report Jan17 - January, 2017

February 17, 2017

Iranian economic growth in the first half of the current year (started last March 21) amounted to 7.4%, according to the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Governor Valiollah Seif. The CBI chief noted ... more

Kazakhstan Country Report Jan17 - January, 2017

February 8, 2017

The commodity-dependent Kazakh economy is experiencing one of its toughest years in over a decade as a result of low oil prices, slowing demand from China and the ongoing recession in Russia. ... more

Turkey Country Report Jan17 - January, 2017

February 8, 2017

Turkey remains in a difficult place both politically and economically that is weighing on growth. Analysts expect Turkey to be dogged by this uncertainty for at least two years depressing the ... more

Ukraine Country Report Jan17 - January, 2017

February 8, 2017

Ukraine’s crisis is over as it had already emerged from recession in the third quarter of 2016. Nearly all the economics indicators like industrial production and retail sales were back in positive ... more

Belarus Country Report Jan17 - January, 2017

February 7, 2017

Belarus is the only country in the CIS that is still in recession. Both Russia and Ukraine are either already growing or about to grow, but Belarus has not yet shaken off its economic slow down. ... more

Poland Country Report Jan17 - January, 2017

February 7, 2017

Poland’s GDP grew 2.8% in 2016, the slowest expansion in three years, missing the government’s assumption for a 3.5% expansion. What economic expansion there was in 2016 was driven almost ... more

Romania Country Report Jan17 - January, 2017

February 6, 2017

Romania ended 2016 with an impressive growth of around 4.8%. The new government, formed by the leftist alliance of Social Democratic Party (PSD) and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (Alde) ... more

Russia Country Report Jan17 - January, 2017

February 6, 2017

Russia had a much better 2016 than initially feared. The economy contracted by 0.8% in 2016, less than expected at the start of the year, but the federal budget deficit was -3.7% of GDP, which was ... more

Albania Country Report - December, 2016

January 11, 2017

This report covers the key macroeconomic and financial releases as well as the political events from Albania for the period of December 13, 2016 – January 11, 2017. World Bank says Albanian ... more

Ukraine Country Report Dec16 - December, 2016

December 23, 2016

1.0 Executive summary 2.0 Politics 2.1 Ukraine most corrupt country in Europe 2.2 Ukraine near bottom of WJP Rule of Law ranking 2.3 Ukraine World Bank doing business ranking 2.4 Ukraine still ... more

Belarus Country Report Dec16 - December, 2016

December 20, 2016

The economy of Belarus is still deep in recession but the situation is stabilizing and the IMF expects a mild 0.6% growth to resume in 2017, while several other forecasts predict another ... more

Belarus Country Report Dec16 - December, 2016

December 20, 2016

The economy of Belarus is still deep in recession but the situation is stabilizing and the IMF expects a mild 0.6% growth to resume in 2017, while several other forecasts predict another ... more

Montenegro Country Report - November, 2016

December 14, 2016

This report covers the main macroeconomic releases from November 1 until November 30, 2016 as well as the financial and political events that took place in Montenegro during this period. The ... more

Bosnia and Herzegovina Country Report - November, 2016

December 14, 2016

This report covers the main macroeconomic releases from November 1 until November 30, 2016 as well as the financial and political events that took place in Bosnia during this period. Bosnia & ... more

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