Finance Minister: Russian growth expected to reach around 2% in 2017

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December 25, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

MOSCOW, Russia – The Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Sunday that Russia’s economic growth in 2017 will reach between 1.8%-2%.

“This year, we expect an economic growth of 1.8%-2%,” he said in an interview with the Rossiya-24 television channel.

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It is predicted by the Central Bank that Russia’s economic growth in 2018 will be in a range from 1.5 to 2%.

This comes despite even the US-imposed sanctions on Russia that have little effect. 

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