The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) released an economy development forecast for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, downgrading general economy growth up to 3% for 2013.
Contrary to positive expectations, Ukraine was given the worst forecast of a 1% growth. Bosnia, Herzogovina and Croatia were the only ones with lower growth projections (0,8%.) A 0,1% and 2 drop is expected in Hungary and Slovenia respectively.
EBRD has upgraded its outlook for Armenia’s GDP growth to 5%; Azerbaijan was given a 4% increase forecast; Russia’s GDP will also grow to 3,5%.