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Turkey Country Report Apr22 - April, 2022

April 8, 2022

Ukraine War: Ukraine was still resisting Russia's invasion as of April 7, while the Russians had retreatred from around Kyiv. See the live map here. The media's attention span for the war is ... more

Russia Country Report Apr22 - April, 2022

April 8, 2022

Russia was starting to boom in October. Economic growth was surprisingly strong in the post-coronacrisis bounce back. Inflation was uncomfortably high, but the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) string of ... more

Ukraine Country Report Apr22 - April, 2022

April 8, 2022

Horrifying images emerged from the massacre in Kyiv’s suburb of Bucha on April 3, where retreating Russian soldiers murdered a reported 350 civilians in cold blood. The streets strewn with bodies ... more

Iran Country Report Apr22 - April, 2022

April 8, 2022

Iran’s economic growth recorded 5.7% in the third quarter of the current Iranian calendar year (September 23 – December 21, 2021), according to a report by the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) on March ... more

Georgia Country Report Apr22 - April, 2022

April 8, 2022

Georgia's real GDP grew by 10.4% in 2021, according to preliminary data issued by the statistics office Geostat on March 21. Last year, GDP at current prices amounted to GEL60.2bn ($18.7bn), which is ... more

Iran Country Report Mar22 - March, 2022

March 4, 2022

The World Bank in its latest Global Economic Prospects published on January 11 has upgraded its real GDP growth projections for Iran, anticipating estimated GDP gains of 3.1% in 2021, 2.4% in 2022 ... more

Georgia Country Report Mar22 - March, 2022

March 3, 2022

Georgia’s economy rose by 9.6% y/y in December 2021 and ended the full year with an outstanding double-digit growth rate of 10.6%, according to preliminary data issued by the statistics office ... more

Turkey Country Report Feb22 - February, 2022

February 10, 2022

The outlook for Turkey in 2022 promises increasing tensions that lead ineluctably to bloody violence. No outcomes will be a surprise in a country now ridden by multiple crises. How to name ... more

Russia Country Report Feb22 - February, 2022

February 10, 2022

​​Russia’s macro indicators end 2021 in good shape as the economy recovered quickly from the double whammy of coronacrisis and an oil price shock. And the stock market was booming until ... more

Iran Country Report Feb22 - February, 2022

February 7, 2022

The World Bank in its latest Global Economic Prospects published on January 11 has upgraded its real GDP growth projections for Iran, anticipating estimated GDP gains of 3.1% in 2021, 2.4% in 2022 ... more

Georgia Country Report Feb22 - February, 2022

February 7, 2022

Georgia’s economy rose by 9.6% y/y in December 2021 and ended the full year with an outstanding double-digit growth rate of 10.6%, according to preliminary data issued by the statistics office ... more

Iran Country Report Dec21 - December, 2021

December 6, 2021

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its latest World Economic Outlook published on October 13 has stuck with its forecast for a 2.5% expansion in Iran’s economic growth in 2021. The Fund also ... more

Georgia Country Report Dec21 - December, 2021

December 6, 2021

Georgia’s economy remained steady at 6.9% in October, at the same level as in September, according to the preliminary data released by the statistics office Geostat. For the first 10 months of the ... more

Ukraine Country Report Dec21 - December, 2021

December 6, 2021

1.0 Executive summary 2.0 Politics 2.1 UK Supreme Court hears Ukraine position on $3bn Yanukovych debt 2.2 Green bond scandal 2.3 Politics - misc 2.3 Polls & Sociology 3.0 Macro Economy 3.1 ... more

Russia Country Report Dec21 - December, 2021

December 6, 2021

The Russian economy continues to rebound, but the pace of recovery has slowed down, according to Russian Accounts Chamber. The Russian economy grew 4.3% y/y during the third quarter, but the ... more

Ukraine Country Report Nov21 - November, 2021

November 5, 2021

Ukraine’s GDP picked up steam in August, increasing by 2.9% since January, compared to 2.1% from January to July. “The economy is now in a recovery phase,” the Economy Ministry said ... more

Turkey Country Report Nov21 - November, 2021

November 5, 2021

HARDCORE: On October 21, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cut the policy rate by another 200bp to 16%. With this latest move, Turkey’s monetary policy dives deeper into uncharted territory. It is not ... more

Russia Country Report Nov21 - November, 2021

November 5, 2021

The Russian economy continued to normalize on a y/y basis in September, with the GDP growth rate slowing to 3.4% y/y during the month vs. 3.7% y/y in August. Russia’s 3Q21 GDP growth is estimated ... more

Iran Country Report Nov21 - November, 2021

November 5, 2021

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its latest World Economic Outlook published on October 13 has stuck with its forecast for a 2.5% expansion in Iran’s economic growth in 2021. The Fund also ... more

Georgia Country Report Nov21 - November, 2021

November 5, 2021

Georgia's economy expanded 12.0% year-on-year in the first eight months of 2021, compared with a 5.6% drop in the year-earlier period, preliminary government data showed on September 30. The gain ... more

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