Industrial Enterprises in Q1 2017

Sergey Tsukhlo – Head of Business Surveys Department of the Gaidar Institute, Candidate of Economic Sciences. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In early 2018, main features of the lingering stagnation inherent from 2015–2016 crisis persisted. The January optimism seemed unstable for enterprises and did not result in projections’ optimism. At the quarter-end, dynamics of major indexes demonstrated validity of pessimism.

Key words: Russian industry, demand, output, employment, stocks of finished goods, crediting of manufacturing, actual trends and expectations.