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The Regional Economic Issues (REI) report, published on May 11, 2015, assesses the macroeconomic outlook for Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe (CESEE), in light of the latest global economic and financial developments. Countries in the region are facing mixed economic fortunes, according to athe report. In addition to the legacies of the crisis, external forces are at play: the oil price, the strength of the euro area recovery, and geopolitical tensions.
Read the Survey Magazine article, "Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe: Mind the Credit Gap."
News — Highlights
Russian Federation and the IMF
August 6, 2015
Russia is now likely in recession with GDP growth expected to decline 3.4 percent this year, says the IMF in its annual economic assessment. Mission Chief Ernesto Ramirez Rigo, explains how Russia’s economic woes are largely due to the dramatic drop in oil prices, and sanctions in response to developments in Crimea and Ukraine.
August 3, 2015
Series: Country Report No. 15/212