Analysts are chewing through RosStat’s recent release of a detailed breakdown of Russia’s production, and the big surprise was that agricultural production tumbled by 10.1% year on year in August.
Russia's consumer price inflation continued to accelerate, posting 7.4% year on year and 0.6% month on month in September 2021, according to the latest release by the RosStat statistics service.
Country has almost 100,000 more vacancies than job seekers.
Central bank sees 10.6% by Q1 next year.
Average monthly spending by Albanian households rose slightly in 2020, but there were significant changes in spending patterns prompted by the pandemic.
Food inflation is proving a serious difficulty.
Using “core” inflation, central bank seems set to plot its way to further rate cuts.
IHS Markit notes some reports of safety-stock building to guard against ongoing supply chain disruption.
Soaring oil prices touched $80 per barrel last week and are up 20% in the last month and 50% since the start of the year, but they have had very little effect on the ruble.
Russia’s headline seasonally adjusted IHS Markit Russia Manufacturing PMI improved to 49.8 in September, up from 46.5 in August, signalling only a fractional deterioration in the health of the Russian manufacturing sector.
New FDI, meaning equity investments by incumbent or new foreign investors, added up to less than €1bn in 2020.
Since the start of this year the number of Russians that believe it is a bad time to increase savings has grown, according to a recent survey by independent pollster the Levada Center.
In September Russian President Vladimir Putin's personal approval rating remained in the same band as it has in recent years, improving slightly from 61% to 64%, according to independent pollster the Levada Center.
The profits of Russian corporate profits soared in July, the last month of available data, rising to RUB2,767bn ($38.6bn), more than twice as much as the RUB1,061bn that companies earned in the same month a year earlier.
The much higher forecast is based on better-than-expected performance of the tourist sector during the summer season, and the strong growth of exports.
Albania's booming construction sector put in fastest growth in Q2.
Real wages in Ukraine rose 10.9% year on year in August, accelerating from 10.2% y/y growth in July, the State Statistics Service reported on September 28. The average monthly nominal wage amounted to UAH13,997 ($523).
Strong performance in retail, hospitality and construction sectors drove up Kosovo's GDP.
In preparation for the 2022-24 Russian federal budget, the Ministry of Economic Development has released new predictions for macroeconomic indicators from 2021-24, BMB Russia reports.
The sector's net profit in August amounted to RUB244bn with a return on capital of 26% in annual terms. The profits were 7% more than the July result of RUB229bn.