Eurasia / Data

Kazakh manufacturing sector PMI registers growth following period of disruption due to Ukraine war

bne IntelIiNews June 2, 2022

The Kazakh manufacturing sector signalled a return to growth in May following a period of disruption caused by the outbreak of war in Ukraine and subsequent imposition of sanctions on Russia, according to the latest purchasing managers' index

EBRD expects 30% GDP contraction in Ukraine in 2022, lowers emerging Europe projections

Clare Nuttall in Marrakesh May 10, 2022

The EBRD has cut its 2022 emerging Europe growth forecasts again, reflecting a sharp downgrade for Ukraine and the regional fallout from the war and sanctions.

PMI data show Kazakh manufacturing sector remaining in contraction territory in April

bne IntelIiNews May 4, 2022

New orders decreased for fifth successive month due to price hikes and lack of customers. Rate of decline eased significantly from previous month, however, as some firms able to secure new business.

Tourism revenues in Georgia roughly half of pre-crisis level in 12 months to March

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest April 19, 2022

Georgia’s revenue from tourism reached $174.5mn in March, 71.3% of the figure recorded in March 2019.

Kazakh manufacturing PMI returns to contraction territory following Ukraine invasion

Kanat Shaku in Almaty April 4, 2022

Currency depreciation and squeezed availability of inputs linked to sanctions effects on Russia send index down to 46.8 in March.