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MEDT: acceleration of GDP growth in 2018 is not steady — Rambler News Service


GDP growth of Russia in 2018, according to Rosstat accelerated up to 2.3% that is higher than assessment of the Ministry of Economic Development in 2%, acceleration of growth rates of GDP is in many respects caused by single factors and is not ustoichivy, it is told in the "An economy picture" prepared by the Ministry of Economic Development for January, 2019. "According to Rosstat, GDP growth in 2018 accelerated about 2.3% from 1.6% the previous year that surpassed as the estimates of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation which are carried out on the basis of operational data and market ̆ the consensus forecast. Acceleration of growth rates of GDP is in many respects caused by single factors and is not ustoichivy", - it is said in the document. The MEDT reminded that "slowdown in economic growth up to 1.3% in the current year is expected". The ministry emphasized that "in a branch section acceleration of GDP growth in comparison with previous year was provided with such sectors as mining industry, transportation and storage, construction, activity financial and insurance". "The contribution of a rural hozyaistvo was slabootritsatelny (after a positive contribution the previous year) against the background of more poor harvest of a number of key cultures (first of all grain). In a section of components of use acceleration of GDP growth in 2018 in comparison with previous year was connected with the external sector – higher growth rate of export at considerable delay of import in real terms", - added to the MEDT, having noted that "components of domestic demand showed delay".

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