Date: 8 months ago   Category: Economy

The MEDT didn't put possible toughening of sanctions in the macroforecast — Rambler News Service


The Ministry of Economic Development didn't put possible toughening of sanctions against Russia in the macroforecast, the head of department Maxim Oreshkin has told journalists. "If something changes, of course, we will always look, but so far we don't see the reasons for any serious change of the forecast" — the minister has told. It was the day before reported that the Ministry of Economic Development has lowered the forecast for GDP growth of Russia in 2018-2019 on 0,1 items – up to 1,8% and 1,3% respectively. These data were provided in the document prepared by department "An economy picture. August". The MEDT has also raised the forecast of inflation for the end of 2018 from 3,1% year-on-year to 3,4% in annual terms.

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