Level of Adaptability of Russian Industry in Q3 2018

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.

The movement pattern of the Industry Adaptability Index over different periods demonstrates that in the Russian economy, biggest enterprises can better adapt to external conditions. Small and medium-sized ones adapt less successfully. This observation was also confirmed by data for January-September 2018.

Key words: industry, industry adaptation index, demand, expected demand, stocks of finished products, output and employment.