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A sustainable recovery that elections could upend
UKRAINE - Forecast 18 Jan 2019

Ukraine’s economy was clearly experiencing a healthy recovery in 2018. GDP sped up to +3.2% y/y, from +2.5% y/y in 2017. Inflation slowed to +9.8% ytd from +13.7%. The hryvnia r...

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The South African Reserve Bank starts 2019 on a more dovish note
SOUTH AFRICA - Report 17 Jan 2019

Today the South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee completed its first of six meetings to be held in 2019 to decide the country’s interest rate path. In line with ...

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Volatility and slowdown, as Piñera’s honeymoon ends
CHILE - Report 17 Jan 2019

Executive Summary Economic activity varied greatly from half to half in 2018, with H1 growth running at 5%, and signs of recovery in machinery and investment. But H2 saw deceler...

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Russia plans to slash business regulations
RUSSIA / FSU POLITICS - In Brief 17 Jan 2019

On 15 January Prime Minister Medvedev announced that the government will probably introduce a regulatory guillotine in Russia. In the next two years outdated business regulation...