Metodi Tzanov

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Chief Economist @ EmergingMarketWatch

Metodi is the Chief Economist of EmergingMarketWatch, based in the company’s headquarters in Sofia, Bulgaria. He has held the position of Eurozone periphery reginal head before moving to his current post where he is overseeing the EM Macro and Political research. Metodi is also involved in EMWatch’s Business Development projects.

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Pakistan: MPC could gradually hike policy rate by 75bps till April 2022

We expect the MPC to be proactive and upwardly adjust the policy rate in coming months to curtail the growing current account (CA) deficit. This would be a clear departure from the past; for instance, the interest rate was raised by 675bps in a short...
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Metodi Tzanov @ EmergingMarketWatch 28 September 2021

Nigeria's current account deficit falls sharply to US$424mn in Q2

Nigeria's current account deficit narrowed sharply to USD 434mn in Q2 from a revised deficit of USD 2.1bn in the preceding quarter and USD 3.3bn deficit in Q2 2020, according to provisional data released by the central bank. The sharp y/y moderation ...
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Metodi Tzanov @ EmergingMarketWatch 21 September 2021

United Russia likely to win constitutional majority at Sep 19 elections

Putin's United Russia is headed for another convincing win at the Sep 19 vote for lower parliamentary chamber, the Duma. Still, the payments to pensioners and security personnel, which were announced by Putin in late August, are estimated to cost exa...
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Metodi Tzanov @ EmergingMarketWatch 17 September 2021
United Russia likely to win constitutional majority at Sep 19 elections
United Russia likely to win constitutional majority at Sep 19 elections

Turkey: CBT hikes RRRs on forex deposits by 200bps for all maturities

The CBT raised required reserve ratios (RRR) on forex deposits by 200bps for all maturities, according to a CBT decree, released in the Official Gazette. The decree was set to enter in force on Sep 17. Required reserves (RR) on forex deposits maintai...
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Metodi Tzanov @ EmergingMarketWatch 15 September 2021
Turkey: CBT hikes RRRs on forex deposits by 200bps for all maturities
Turkey: CBT hikes RRRs on forex deposits by 200bps for all maturities

Romania: PM Citu dismisses justice minister Ion, USR-Plus want to break alliance

PM Florin Citu (PNL) dismissed Justice Minister Stelian Ion (USR-Plus) after a late government meeting last evening because he refused to sign a RON 50bn regional investment scheme named the Anghel Saligny programme. At the same time, the PNL sustain...
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Metodi Tzanov @ EmergingMarketWatch 2 September 2021
Romania: PM Citu dismisses justice minister Ion, USR-Plus want to break alliance
Romania: PM Citu dismisses justice minister Ion, USR-Plus want to break alliance

Kazakhstan: Budget draft 2022 entails strong spending, consolidation delayed

The Kazakh government presented a draft fiscal framework for 2022-2024, which will be reviewed by parliament soon. This will be aided by a gradual reduction of the combined sovereign fund transfer to KZT 2.6bn in 2023 and to KZT 2.4tn in 2024. Budget...
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Metodi Tzanov @ EmergingMarketWatch 27 August 2021
Kazakhstan: Budget draft 2022 entails strong spending, consolidation delayed
Kazakhstan: Budget draft 2022 entails strong spending, consolidation delayed

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