IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Cover Story

Eastern Europe

9:30 AM MST | January 13, 2009 | NATASHA ALPEROWICZ

Economic Turmoil May Lead to Recession Sharp falls in the global price of oil and metals, and the deepening financial crisis, have had a damaging impact on the Russian economy. The downturn is expected to continue this year, experts say. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (London) forecasts that Russian GDP growth will slow to 4% in 2009, from 7.3% last year. Some say growth could be even lower, however. GDP is expected to contract in the next two quarters and the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade (Moscow) recently forecast that...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa