RUSSIAN FEDERATION Selected Issues

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

October 20, 2005

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the entrenched inflation in Russia. It presents a possible explanation for the entrenched inflation stating that the Russian economy is facing increasing supply-side constraints in goods and labor markets. The paper focuses on measuring the performance of fiscal policy in Russia. It examines capital structures and vulnerabilities for the corporate sector in Russia. Recent developments and remaining challenges for the Russian banking sector are analyzed. Terms of trade and economic growth in the Former Soviet Union are also discussed.

Series:

Country Report No. 05/379

Subject:

Notes:

Also available online in Russian.

English

Publication Date:

October 20, 2005

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451833140/1934-7685

Stock No:

1RUSEA2005003

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

131

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