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Russia: Slowing Despite High Oil Prices

The most obvious risk to Russia’s performance in 2013 is that a sharp decline in oil prices will result in a rapid deterioration of the country’s macroeconomic environment. Foreign multinationals operating in the market, however, have a much more immediate…

How MNCs can Benefit from Growing Political Instability in CEE

The fall of the Romanian provisional government on April 27th was the latest indication of rising anti-austerity sentiment across Europe. In the past several months, just in CEE governments have fallen in Slovakia, Slovenia and Romania, with the disintegrating Czech…