Finance minister: Russia’s economic growth should exceed 3% in 2025

01.12.2016

"This is a very ambitious task, since we planned the growth from zero to 1.5% for three years ahead," Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said.

The growth of the Russian economy in 2025 should catch up with world growth, which is more than 3%, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said in an interview with the Rossiya 24 TV channel. He was speaking after President Vladimir Putin’s state-of-the-nation address to the Federal Assembly (Russian parliament).

In his message Putin ordered the government to speed up the economic growth of the Russian economy bringing it to the level which is not lower than the world level.

"This is a very ambitious task, since we planned the growth from zero to 1.5% for three years ahead. This is a new target, a new task... We must achieve economic growth rate which is not lower than global (economic growth), which is more than 3%," Siluanov said.


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