AEB Annual Survey “Strategies and Prospects for European Companies in Russia”

1. Most macroeconomic indicators show positive dynamics. Long-term (6-10 years) and medium-term (3-5years) economic prospects remain at a high level.In the short-term (1-2years), most companies expect either growth or stagnation in the Russian economy.
2.The comprehensive AEB-GfK index increased by 2 points from the previous year to 1400 points out of a possible 200. The main contribution to growth was made by the assessment of the macroeconomic situation, business development and short-term expectations regarding the Russian economy. The index shows positive expectations and is on the level of 2018, 2017, and 2013.