Posted 18 ноября 2022,, 14:55
Published 18 ноября 2022,, 14:55
Modified 24 декабря 2022,, 22:38
Updated 24 декабря 2022,, 22:38
Next year, according to the forecasts of the First Deputy Prime Minister, the economic decline will be about 1%.
“This year we are quite steadily going somewhere around minus 3%, minus 2.9%, minus 2.8% approximately. Next year, we believe we can meet a 1% decline,” Andrey Belousov said. His words lead TASS .
He added that the negative growth rates were associated mainly with the events of the second and, to a lesser extent, the third quarters.
According to Andrei Belousov, Russia remains an island of stability amid high uncertainty around the world. Despite the sanctions of Western countries, it is much easier to predict the further development of events in Russia compared to the situation that is developing in the world today, Kommersant writes .
The publication recalls that in 2008, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin called Russia an "island of stability" . Then he noted that the consequences of the economic crisis for the country were not so significant.
Recall that earlier the Central Bank predicted that the country's GDP this year will fall by 3-3.5%, but will return to growth in the second half of 2023. Asked if the Russian economy has bottomed out or is expected to fall further, Bank of Russia Governor Elvira Nabiullina said she "doesn't like to look for a bottom."