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    Investment

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    Demographics

  • Belarusians started to migrate to Russia in numbers
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    Export/Import

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    Public Spending

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  • Russia's budget deficit narrows sharply in 9 months
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    Public Debt

  • Mnuchin Stands by Report Advising Against Russia Debt Sanctions
  • Russia's Debt Just Got Costlier to Insure Than South Africa's
  • Russia CDS fall from 8-mth high, dollar bond spreads narrow
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  • Russia says Venezuela has not offered to repay debts in ...
  • Mnuchin Stands by Report Advising Against Russia Debt Sanctions
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-04-30RUM2 Money Supply YoY MAR9.30%00
    2018-04-27RUInterest Rate Decision7.25%7%00
    2018-04-27RUGDP YoY MAR1.50%1.80%00
    2018-04-26RUBusiness Confidence APR-2-0.1900
    2018-04-26RUCorporate Profits FEBRUB1.1TRUB 1.5T00
    2018-04-18RUPPI MoM MAR1%10
    2018-04-18RUPPI YoY MAR5.70%6%10
    2018-04-18RURetail Sales YoY MAR1.80%1.56%10
    2018-04-18RUUnemployment Rate MAR5%5%10
    2018-04-18RUReal Wage Growth YoY MAR9.70%10