Economy Rebounds, As Political Tension Mounts


January economic numbers were surprisingly positive.

Industrial output expanded +5.6% y/y, up from +4.6% y/y in December. The CAD narrowed to a modest $26 million, driven by a 41% y/y surge in exports. The currency stabilized at UAH 27/dollar. In short, the economy is showing strong signs of a recovery. Yet all this positive news is darkened by developments in the political arena.

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March 8, 2017