External Debt in Russia

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Russia - External Debt

A second GDP estimate confirmed that growth remained lackluster in the second quarter, despite strengthening somewhat from the first quarter. This was chiefly due to frailer dynamics in the all-important industrial sector: Mining activity lost traction amid weak global oil prices and constrained domestic production, while manufacturing output growth remained feeble and construction activity was stagnant in Q2. Turning to the third quarter, incoming data points to gradually improving momentum. Economic activity accelerated considerably in July–August, supported by robust industrial output growth. That said, consumer demand remained weak, reflected in slowing retail sales in July–August amid softening labor market metrics, while lower crude prices in the same two months boded ill for the external sector, with exports likely dipping for a fifth consecutive month in August.

Russia - External Debt Data

2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  
External Debt (% of GDP)31.7  29.2  38.1  39.9  32.8  

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Russia External Debt Chart

Russia External Debt
Note: External debt as % of GDP.
Source: Central Bank of the Russian Federation (CBR).

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