After the Constitutional reform, public attention shifted to local elections. Though the importance of the voting was marginal, the ruling party perceived those elections as a trial in the runup to 2012 parliamentary elections. Meanwhile, the economy appears to be improving much faster than expected. More about October events and their impact on economic perspectives you can read in our new report “Feeling Much Better”. The full report could be obtained through subscription at Global Source (www.globalsourcepartners.com). Trial access is available.