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Russian country report Jul21 - July , 2021

July 5, 2021

Russia country report for July 2021 ... more

Turkey Country Report Jun 21 - June, 2021

June 3, 2021

Summary: Turkey is entering an era of violence. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened the opposition with describing a mob attack against Iyi Party leader Meral Aksener as “these are your ... more

Iran Country Report Jun21 - June, 2021

June 3, 2021

Summary: Iran has moved out of its three-year recession after recording two consecutive quarters of growth, the Central Bank of Iran’s (CBI’s) governor Abdolnasser Hemmati has announced on his ... more

Ukraine Country Report Jun21 - June, 2021

June 2, 2021

Summary: Ukraine’s economy is recovering nicely and looks forward to strong growth in 2021, but a number of uncertainties remain. The economy has begun to grow again, but Ukraine is still ... more

Russia Country Report Jun21 - June, 2021

June 2, 2021

Summary: Russia’s economy continued to recover in the first three months of this year. Although January and February posted negative growth the moment was clearly already growing on the ... more

Georgia Country Report Jun21 - June, 2021

June 2, 2021

Summary: Georgia’s GDP surged by 44.8% y/y in April, according to preliminary estimates from statistics office Geostat. Recoveries seen in both external and domestic demand contributed. GDP was ... more

Iran Country Report May21 - May, 2021

May 5, 2021

Summary: Iran has moved out of its three-year recession after recording two consecutive quarters of growth, the Central Bank of Iran’s (CBI’s) governor Abdolnasser Hemmati has announced on his ... more

Georgia Country Report May21 - May, 2021

May 5, 2021

Summary: Georgia’s first-quarter GDP contracted by 4.2% y/y, according to the rapid estimate published by statistics office Geostat. The figure marks a clear improvement from the 6.8% decline ... more

Turkey Country Report May21 - May, 2021

May 5, 2021

Summary: “Third Wave of COVID-19” is an undeniable fact now. Official daily cases figures broke consecutive records. Russia restricted flights to and from Turkey until June 1. When it comes ... more

Ukraine Country Report May21 - May, 2021

May 5, 2021

Summary: Ukraine’s economy contracted by 2.8% in January and February, compared to the first two months of last year, estimated the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade. Except for retail ... more

Russia Country Report May21 - May, 2021

May 5, 2021

Summary: Russia’s economy began to clearly emerge from the coronacrisis in March as industrial production went into the black for the first time in almost a year posting a 1.1% expansion, and ... more

Ukraine Country Report Apr21 - April, 2021

April 4, 2021

Summary: Ukraine’s economy continues its strong post-Covid recovery in February, albeit remaining in the red. Although the economic indicators for 1Q21 will likely be sluggish, they should ... more

Iran Country Report Apr21 - April, 2021

April 4, 2021

Summary: Iran has moved out of its three-year recession after recording two consecutive quarters of growth, the Central Bank of Iran’s (CBI’s) governor Abdolnasser Hemmati has announced on his ... more

Turkey Country Report Apr21 - April, 2021

April 1, 2021

Summary: Has Erdogan totally lost sight of reality? On March 19, he fired the third central bank chief in less than two years. Balance of payments crisis and authoritarian crackdown seem ahead. ... ... more

Russia Country Report Apr21 - April, 2021

April 1, 2021

Summary: The Russian economic recession has ended, according to the Higher School of Economics (HSE). Russia had one of the mildest contractions of any major economy in the world, however the ... more

Georgia Country Report Apr21 - April, 2021

April 1, 2021

Summary: Georgia’s GDP contracted by 6.8% y/y in Q4, a quarter in which the country's economy was hit by the second lockdown that continued into the first quarter of 2021. The blow suffered at ... more

Ukraine Country Report Mar21 - March, 2021

March 4, 2021

Summary: After a year of doom and gloom, Ukraine escaped 2020 in pretty good shape. The economy shrank by 4%, better than most of Europe and far better than the Ukraine forecasts of minus 7%. ... ... more

Iran Country Report Mar21 - March, 2021

March 4, 2021

Summary: 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 ... more

Turkey Country Report Mar21 - March, 2021

March 3, 2021

Erdogan cut the Biden administration’s comb over the PKK. Now, he will play them like a fiddle. Erdogan is smarter than all of them when it comes to playing issues off against each other and the ... more

Russia Country Report Mar21 - March, 2021

March 3, 2021

Russia’s economic results for 2020 were encouragingly good. The acceleration of the covid-19 pandemic in Russia during the second half of 2020 reduced economic activity due to such factors as ... more

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