Monitoring of Russia’s Economic Outlook No. 4(42) March 2017

Authors: Gaidar Institute, RANEPA, RFTA composite author

Journal: Online monitoring

Publication date: 14.03.2017

Abstract:

Main topics of the issue: The execution of the Federal budget for 2016; Foreign trade in 2016: stabilization of exports and imports; Positive expectations: Russian industry in February 2017; Retail lending in 2016: growth owing to mortgage; Public perceptions of economic changes: the military, state security, and government officials turn out to be optimists.

Contents:

Main trends and conclusions (V.Gurevich)  3
1. The execution of the Federal budget for 2016 (A.Mamedov, E.Fomina) 6
2. Foreign trade in 2016: stabilization of exports and imports (A.Knobel, A.Firanchuyk) 11
3. Positive expectations: Russian industry in February 2017 (S.Tsukhlo) 19
4. Retail lending in 2016: growth owing to mortgage (M.Khromov) 22
5. Public perceptions of economic changes: the military, state security, and government officials turn out to be optimists (E.Аvraamova, D.Loginov) 25
Аuthors  28

Notes:

Monitoring has been written by experts of Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy (Gaidar Institute), Russian Presidental Academy of Natonal Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) and Russian Foreign Trade Academy of the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia.

Editorial board: Sergey Drobyshevsky, Pavel Kadochnikov, Vladimir Mau and Sergey Sinelnikov-Murylev.

Editors: Vladimir Gurevich and Andrei Kolesnikov.

Full version: http://iep.ru/files/RePEc/gai/mreoen/mreoen-2017-4-820.pdf