Kopint Commentary

GDP: galloping investments, improving net export

According to the detailed data, GDP grew by a year-on-year 5.3 percent in the first quarter – in line with …

Extraordinary GDP growth in Q1

According to the preliminary data, GDP expanded by a whopping 5.3 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019, a …

Industrial growth accelerates

According to the preliminary data, industrial output was up 5.9 percent on an annual basis in February, a growth rate …

Industry: the year ended with a bang

According to the preliminary data, industrial output was up 5.4 percent on an annual basis in December, a growth rate …

Surprisingly strong GDP growth in Q3

According to the preliminary data, GDP expanded by 4.8 percent year-on-year, a rate well above expectations. Even more notably, the …

Industrial growth keeps sputtering

According to the preliminary data, industrial production contracted by 0.6 percent in September on an annual basis. Export sales presumably …

Industry: disappointing year-end

Even though it was known that the negative calendar effect would keep the unadjusted year-on-year growth rate down in December, …

GDP growth picks up some pace

According to the preliminary data, the GDP was up 3.6 percent in the third quarter, a moderate acceleration compared to …

Healthy industrial growth returns

After the disappointing stagnation in July, industrial production grew by a year-on-year 6.8 percent in August, which supports the hopeful assessment …

Industry: stagnation in July

Although a temporary dip in industrial activity during the summer has become a common feature in the recent years, the …