Russian Industrial Sector in January 2020

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.

Downward trend in demand curbs growth of industrial output. At the same time, plans and projections of enterprises still remain optimistic. In the context of personnel shortage businesses put out considerable efforts aimed at keeping their workers and plan to increase employment.

Key words: Russian industry, index of industry adaptation, stock of finished goods, stock of raw materials, stock of materials, demand, employees supply, financial/economic situation.