April 2, 2004 Friday
Data on GDP of CIS countries posted
GDP of the CIS countries increased at an average 9 percent annual
rate in the January-February period, the internationals statistics
committee of CIS countries reported. Azerbaijani and Ukrainian GDP
grew at the fastest rate: 10.2 percent. Kyrgyzstani GDP increased at
the smallest rate: 5.2 percent. Belarusian DGP increased 9.5 percent,
Tajikistani GDP grew 8.6 percent and the rate of the GDP growth in
Armenia totaled 7.3 percent.
Data on the rate of GDP growth in Kazakhstan, Georgia and Moldova for
the period have not been published. Russian Finance Ministry
estimates their GDP growth rate at 8.3 percent.