Industry in Russia
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Industrial production growth drops in March
Industrial output growth plunged in March, according to the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat). Industrial production increased 1.2% in annual terms, down notably from February’s 4.1% which had marked the best reading since May 2017. Stagnating manufacturing output drove the deceleration along with a deeper fall in production of electricity, gas and air conditioning.
Accordingly, annual average growth in industrial production down to 2.8% in March from 2.9% in February. On a monthly basis, industrial production contracted 0.6%, contrasting February’s 1.2% increase.
The FocusEconomics panel of analysts expects industrial output to expand 2.0% this year, which is unchanged from last month’s forecast. For 2020, the panel expects industrial production to increase 2.2%.
Russia - Industry Data
|Industrial Production (annual variation in %)||0.4||1.6||-0.8||1.3||1.0|
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Source: Russian Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) and FocusEconomics calculations.
|Bond Yield||8.28||0.13 %||Jan 30|
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