Kopint Commentary

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 …

GDP: domestic use gathering pace amid disturbance in service exports

According to the second estimate, and in accordance with the preliminary estimate, GDP rose by a year-on-year 3.2 percent in …

GDP growth: decelerating but still not bad

According to the preliminary data, GDP was up 3.2 percent in the second quarter on an annual basis, a considerable …

Industrial growth decelerated in June, as expected

According to the preliminary data, industrial production grew by an unadjusted 4 percent in June year-on-year, while the working day …

Investments fueled GDP growth in the first quarter

According to the final data, GDP rose by 4.2% in the first quarter of 2017 on an annual basis, a …