Economic Analysis - Abu Dhabi - Easing Of Production Curbs Will Bolster 2018 Growth - 21 AUG 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor August 2017 / United Arab Emirates / Economy
Oil production cuts will weigh on real GDP growth in Abu Dhabi in 2017, albeit offset somewhat by strong investment into new industries. In 2018, positive oil production growth and ongoing diversif...
Economic Analysis - Corruption Allegations To Undermine Investment - 21 AUG 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor August 2017 / Guatemala / Economy
Economic activity in Guatemala will decelerate in 2017 as corruption allegations undermine business confidence and halt infrastructure projects. However, robust remittance inflows will underpin...
Economic Analysis - Austerity To Take Its Toll On Growth - 21 AUG 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor August 2017 / Bahrain / Economy
Economic growth will slow in Bahrain over the coming quarters as fiscal consolidation measures negatively impact investment and consumption. The infrastructure sector will remain a key driver of...
Economic Analysis - Quick View: Strong Q2 GDP, But Headwinds Remain - 21 AUG 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor August 2017 / Russia / Economy
Russian real GDP growth accelerated to 2.5% y-o-y in Q217 according to preliminary estimates from the Federal Statistics Office, beating consensus expectations of 1.7%.
Economic Analysis - Strong H117 Warrants Upgrade - 21 AUG 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor August 2017 / Kazakhstan / Economy
With Kazakhstan's economic recovery progressing at a faster pace than expected, we have revised up the country's short-term growth outlook. We also note significant upside for the economy over the...
Economic Analysis - Strong Wage Growth Supporting Consumer Outlook - 24 JULY 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor July 2017 / Poland / Economy
Real wage growth in Poland will remain strong on the back of a tight labour market, low inflation, and solid growth of investment and productivity. In combination with a record high employment rate, the outlook for household consumption growth is particularly strong in 2017-18.
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Economic Analysis - Pension Reform Calms Political Uncertainty As IMF Loan Disbursal Nears - 24 JULY 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor July 2017 / Ukraine / Economy
Having passed the crucial pension reform, political uncertainty regarding Ukraine's structural reform commitment and potential early elections will subside over the coming quarters. Additionally...
Economic Analysis - New Crown Prince And Austerity Rollbacks A Boon For Growth - 24 JULY 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor July 2017 / Saudi Arabia / Economy
The elevation of Mohammed bin Salman to Crown Prince and the concomitant easing of fiscal consolidation in Saudi Arabia will support business and consumer confidence over the coming quarters, boost...
Economic Analysis - Quick View: New PM's Fiscal Overhaul Raises Red Flags - 10 JULY 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor July 2017 / Romania / Economy
Romania's parliament endorsed the new cabinet of Prime Minister Mihai Tudose with 275 votes to 102 on June 29.
Economic Analysis - Economic Recovery Undermined By Fiscal And External Imbalances - 10 JULY 2017
Emerging Markets Monitor July 2017 / Economy
Gambia's economy is in recovery mode as international donors have begun to re-engage with the country following the resolution of the election crisis in early 2017. However, the recovery will be constrained by imbalances that had built up in recent years and that will need to be unwound.
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