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Economic Situation in the Industry in H1 2018

Sergey Aukutsionek – Head of Center for Transition Economy Studies, Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences, Candidate of Economic Sciences. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Alexandra Batyaeva – Senior Research fellow of the Center for Transition Economy Studies, Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The article presents a set of different non-traditional economic indicators obtained in the surveys, which were conducted by the «Russian Economic Barometer» among Russian industrial enterprises in the first half of 2018. A wide range of considered indicators provides a great possibility to make a more comprehensive assessment of the state of affairs in Russian industry.

Key words: Russia; industry; industrial enterprises; production and investments restrictive factors; suppliers; wholesale buyers; recruitments and redundancies; risk of bankruptcy; competitiveness; sources of investments; relations with banks; production and inflation; demand prognoses.