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Industrial Sector in February 2019 — Industrial Production

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

Negative demand dynamics registered in early 2019 has not so far told on the output, estimates of finished products stocks and industrial enterprises forecasts. The industrial sector preserves optimism of expectations regarding demand, output and employment. However, the investment plans began being short of optimism gained in the previous months.

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