WASHINGTON, May 6 (PRIME)
IMF sees Russia’s GDP down 1.8% in 2016, 0.8% in 2017WASHINGTON, May 6 (PRIME) -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects Russia’s gross domestic product (GDP) to contract 1.8% in 2016 and 0.8% in 2017, the fund said in its economic outlook for Central, Eastern and South-Eastern European countries published Friday.
Cbank: Russia’s GDP falls around 2% on year in Jan–Mar
MOSCOW, May 5 (PRIME)Russia’s gross domestic product (GDP) fell around 2% on the year in January–March, the central bank said Thursday.
US says Russia’s Nord Stream-2 bad for Eastern Europe
MOSCOW, May 5 (PRIME)The U.S. is concerned with Russia’s plans for construction of the Nord Stream-2 natural gas pipeline as it may have a negative impact on Eastern Europe, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said late Wednesday at a meeting with E.U. foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini.
Russian jewelry industry’s gold consumption falls 1.3% in Jan–Mar
MOSCOW, May 5 (PRIME)Gold consumption of Russia’s jewelry industry fell 1.3% on the year to 7.76 tonnes in January–March, a representative for the Assay Chamber of Russia told PRIME Thursday.
Russia’s Tele2, Qiwi launch co-branded electronic wallet
MOSCOW, May 5 (PRIME)Russian mobile operator Tele2 and payment service operator Qiwi have launched a joint version of the electronic wallet, Visa Qiwi Wallet, and cellular subscribers can make payments from their mobile accounts, Tele2 said Thursday in a statement.
MOSCOW, Apr 26 (PRIME) -- Russia’s Chelyabinsk Pipe-Rolling Plant (ChelPipe) plans to increase revenue by 6.5% on the year to 158 billion rubles in 2016, majority shareholder Andrei Komarov told PRIME in an interview on Tuesday.