IMF - Bolivia achieved impressive economic and social advances from 2006–2014. During that period, real GDP averaged about 5.1 percent annually and the share of population living in the extreme poverty fell by one half. These notable gains now face challenges related to the impact of lower commodity prices.
IMF - Overall growth is slowly picking up but recovery remains challenging. Economic activity expanded by 1.4 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2017—the second consecutive quarter of positive growth after five quarters of recession—driven by recovering oil production and agriculture.
IMF - Productivity growth will be the primary determinant of UK living standards in the long run.
The price of oil in 2018 will be volatile with commodity market traders selling on signals of OPEC-Russia “cheating” or members producing more oil than the extended Algiers Agreement output quotas.
ГАЗПРОМ НЕФТЬ - Ожидаемый объем инвестпрограммы компании в 2017 году составит 385 млрд руб., что соответствует уровню плана. По итогам года «Газпром нефть» остается одним из лидеров нефтяной отрасли по темпам роста финансовых показателей, а также по таким показателям эффективности, как удельная чистая прибыль и скорректированный возврат на собственный капитал (ROACE).
BEA - Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 3.2 percent in the third quarter of 2017, according to the "third" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the second quarter, real GDP increased 3.1 percent.
BLOOMBERG - Saudi Arabia expects oil revenue to jump 12 percent next year in a sign the world’s biggest crude exporter expects prices to keep rising in 2018.
BEA - The U.S. current-account deficit decreased to $100.6 billion (preliminary) in the third quarter of 2017 from $124.4 billion (revised) in the second quarter of 2017, according to statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The deficit decreased to 2.1 percent of current-dollar gross domestic product (GDP) from 2.6 percent in the second quarter.
FRB - Industrial production moved up 0.2 percent in November after posting an upwardly revised increase of 1.2 percent in October.
PLATTS - National Australia Bank announced Thursday it will no longer provide financing for new thermal coal projects.