Eastern Europe / Data

Russian consumer demand rises in January on growing real income levels

Ben Aris in London February 21, 2020

Analysts expect incomes to continue to rise this year as President Vladimir Putin has said on many occasions recently that the top priority is to boost income levels in 2020.

Warm weather melts Russian industrial output growth in January

bne IntelliNews February 19, 2020

Russian industrial output growth in January 2020 slowed to 1.1% from 1.7% seen in December, according to the report by Rosstat statistics agency.

Belarus industrial production plunged by 5.8% y/y in January

bne IntelliNews February 18, 2020

The industry production in Belarus plunged by 5.8% year-on-year in January, according to the national statistics agency Belstat.

Russian weekly inflation stable at 0.1%

bne IntelliNews February 14, 2020

Russia’s weekly inflation remained at 0.1% week-on-week on the week of February 10, with the daily inflation slowing to 0.01% after an acceleration over the first few days in February, according to Rosstat statistics agency.

Russia’s inflation at 2.4% in January

bne IntelliNews February 10, 2020

Russia’s consumer price inflation in January 2020 stood at 2.4% year-on-year, Sberbank CIB estimated on February 7 based on official estimate of 0.4% month-on-month inflation for the reporting month.

Real disposable income in Russia up by 0.8% in 2019, more hoped for 2020

bne IntelliNews January 29, 2020

Real disposable incomes in Russia increased by 0.8% in 2019, the growth accelerating from 0.1% seen in 2018 and beating the expectations of 0.1% of the Ministry of Economic Development, the latest data released by RosStat statistics agency shows.

Russia’s industrial output grew 2.1% on the year in 2019 and 8.9% on the month in December

bne IntelliNews January 24, 2020

Russia’s industrial output grew 2.1% on the year and 8.9% on the month in December after rising 0.3% on the year in November

Russia's Watcom shopping index ends 2019 on five-year high as consumption recovers

Ben Aris in Berlin January 23, 2020

The Watcom shopping index finished 2019 on a high note, putting in its best result in five years after under-performing for almost the whole year.

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