The article examines the macroeconomic results of 2017 and provides an analysis of problems related to overcoming risks and threats that hamper the acceleration of the development of various spheres of the economy. Comparisons are given of trends by the development of the Russian and world economies on the dynamics of gross domestic product (GDP) and other macroeconomic indicators. The forecasts of macroeconomic indicators for 2018–2019 are given.
The global economy is bringing more and more positive news. Vivid evidence of the general optimistic mood — stock indices.
By the end of 2012 it has become obvious that Russian economy began a gradual slide into stagnation.
Major indicators dynamics of “Economic Strategy” market index (MIES) has negative character. In octobernovember MIES decreased by 1 point, and the industrial production index — by 1.3 points.