17 Feb 2023 19:43

Rosstat delays 2022 GDP figures until Feb 22

MOSCOW. Feb 17 (Interfax) -The Russian Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) will now publish its first estimate of Russia's 2022 GDP dynamics on February 22, according to a notice on the Rosstat website.

The figures were due to be unveiled on February 17.

"The publication of GDP data for 2022 has been postponed for technical reasons," Rosstat told Interfax. "Due to a technical glitch, a number of indicators had to be recalculated, which led to the publication being postponed," it said.

The Central Bank has estimated GDP fell 2.5% in 2022.