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GLOBAL ECONOMIC PROSPECTS 2018

Despite robust economic activity in late 2017, momentum has eased in ECA region amid moderating export growth.

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RUSSIA ECONOMIC REPORT 39

Russia’s economic recovery continues, amidst relatively high oil prices and enhanced macroeconomic stability.

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ECONOMIC UPDATE

With growth having peaked, is the region prepared for an expected slowdown, and has it adjusted to the digital revolution?

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Economic Update Oct 19, 2017

Migration and Mobility

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Economic Update May 11, 2017

Trade in Transition in Europe and Central Asia

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Report Mar 07, 2017

Reaping Digital Dividends

Europe & Central Asia in Figures

Cryptocurrency mining has a major impact on electricity consumption. In Georgia, mining is surprisingly widespread, thanks to tax exemptions and low electricity prices, but intensive mining has turned Georgia from a net exporter to a net importer of electricity. Indeed, Georgia has had the fastest-growing electricity consumption per capita in all of ECA since 2009.

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