Reports

Turkey Country Report Feb21 - February, 2021

February 8, 2021

For an outlook of what bne IntelliNews expects this year read our 2021 Outlook: It all hinges on Joe Biden. Turkey’s new COVID-19 data is still fake. Electricity consumption remained flat ... more

Ukraine Country Report Feb21 - February, 2021

February 8, 2021

For an outlook of what bne IntelliNews expects this year read our 2021 Outlook Ukraine was hit hard by the coronacrisis, but the economy weathered the story surprising well at the end of the day. ... more

Russia Country Report Feb21 - February, 2021

February 5, 2021

For an outlook of what bne IntelliNews expects this year read our 2021 Outlook Russia finished 2020 with a milder than expected 3.1% contraction, according to preliminary data from the Economics ... more

Iran Country Report Feb21 - February, 2021

February 4, 2021

Iran has endured three years of recession under the renewed US sanctions. The first of those sanctions kicked in halfway through 2018, a year that brought a GDP contraction of 6%. Things worsened in ... more

Georgia Report Country Feb21 - February, 2021

February 4, 2021

Independent university-based economic think tank ISET Policy Institute (ISET-PI) expects GDP annual growth in 2020 to be -5.5%, but the impact of the coronavirus lockdown in December and January ... more

Russia Country Report Jan21 - January, 2021

January 11, 2021

After a rapid recovery in the summer, the Russian economy weakened again in the last months of 2020 and the mild recovery in various industries was mixed. The summer saw a rapid bounce back as ... more

Ukraine Country Report Jan21 - January, 2021

January 11, 2021

Ukraine’s real GDP plunged 3.5% y/y in 3Q20 to UAH1,157bn ($41.9bn), improving from a 11.4% y/y plunge in 2Q20, the State Statistics Service reported on December 21, confirming its preliminary ... more

Ukraine Country Report Jan21 - January, 2021

January 11, 2021

Ukraine’s real GDP plunged 3.5% y/y in 3Q20 to UAH1,157bn ($41.9bn), improving from a 11.4% y/y plunge in 2Q20, the State Statistics Service reported on December 21, confirming its preliminary ... more

Ukraine Country Report Jan21 - January, 2021

January 11, 2021

Ukraine’s real GDP plunged 3.5% y/y in 3Q20 to UAH1,157bn ($41.9bn), improving from a 11.4% y/y plunge in 2Q20, the State Statistics Service reported on December 21, confirming its preliminary ... more

Ukraine Country Report Dec20 - December, 2020

December 4, 2020

Economically things in Ukraine are not doing too badly. Politically they have been a disaster in the last two months. Ukraine GDP rebounded by 8.5% q/q in Q3, which pulled the year-on-year growth ... more

Ukraine Country Report Dec20 - December, 2020

December 4, 2020

Economically things in Ukraine are not doing too badly. Politically they have been a disaster in the last two months. Ukraine GDP rebounded by 8.5% q/q in Q3, which pulled the year-on-year growth ... more

Turkey Country Report Dec20 - December, 2020

December 4, 2020

Winter has come and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Erdogan turned sharply: End of Cold Turkey: How long will the latest hot money party last? Lira showed sharpest weekly advance since 1994 as ... more

Iran Country Report Dec20 - December, 2020

December 4, 2020

Iran’s gross domestic product (GDP) officially contracted 3.5% y/y during the first quarter of the 2020/2021 Persian calendar year (March 20 to June 20), according to the Statistical Centre of Iran ... more

Georgia Country Report Dec20 - December, 2020

December 4, 2020

Georgia, which largely managed to escape the first wave of the pandemic, has now been reporting high numbers of new cases. Georgia, despite its small population of around 4mn, reportered 3,801 new ... more

Iran Country Report Nov19 - November, 2019

November 8, 2019

Iran on November 4 announced a 10-fold increase in its enriched uranium production. The move, declared on the 40th anniversary of the seizure of the US embassy in Tehran which sparked the Iran ... more

Turkey Country Report Nov19 - November, 2019

November 6, 2019

Erdogan’s Syria attraction has ended. He invaded some parts of Syria and he is talking about building some cities there for Syrian immigrants although that sounds like a dream. His latest military ... more

Ukraine Country Report Nov19 - November, 2019

November 5, 2019

Ukraine’s economy is coming on very nicely. Growth is still sub-par but the economy is growing at about 3% andits still early days as the government is only two months into the job. But before ... more

Russia Country Report Nov19 - November, 2019

November 5, 2019

The Russian economy was looking healthier than it has done in a long time in October and the Kremlin is clearly more comfortable as sanction fears failed to appear so the government is changing its ... more

Georgia Country Report Nov19 - November, 2019

November 5, 2019

Georgia’s economic growth accelerated to 5.7% in the third quarter of 2019, up from 4.5% y/y in Q2 and 4.7% y/y in Q1, according to preliminary data released by statistics office Geostat on October ... more

Turkey Country Report Oct19 - October, 2019

October 16, 2019

Erdogan’s in action again. While we’re concluding this report Turkish jets were bombing Kurds in northern Syria. Risks are huge as usual and there is again bipartisan fury in the US Congress. ... ... more

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