Industrial Sector in Q1 2019: Output Growth Is Hampered by Insufficient Domestic Demand
Monitoring of Russia's Economic Outlook. Moscow. IEP. 2018, No. 6, pp. 7-8
2 Pages Posted: 29 May 2019
Date Written: May 2, 2019
In the first months of 2019, Russian industry preserved output growth amid the recovery of the sales upward dynamics and around zero balance estimates of finished goods inventory. Nearly half of enterprises consider insufficient demand a major setback for significant output growth. Nevertheless, grounds for optimism remain regarding output plans and workers recruitment. The scale of investment satisfied around two thirds of industrial enterprises.
Keywords: Russian Economy, Industrial Sector
JEL Classification: E37, L21, L52, C53
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