The positive tendency we’d observed at the beginning of this year has abruptly worsened, amid weakening export prices and a poor harvest yield. On the top of that we already see telltale signs of Azarovshchina, the authoritarian Soviet-style way of administration, being resurrected. More about economic perspectives of the country, please, read at our last quarterly report “Prices Rise, Growth Wanes”. The full report could be obtained through subscription at Global Source (www.globalsourcepartners.com). Trial access is available.