Siluanov: Russia's GDP growth in 2019 may be higher than forecast 1.3%
Russia's GDP growth in 2019 may be higher than the forecast 1.3%, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov said.
"We are confident that the growth dynamics of the economy this year will not be lower, possibly higher than we forecast (1.3%," TASS cited Siluanov as saying.
He noted that the government sees a positive trend in economic growth. "In October, for a month we saw a growth rate of 2.2%. We will see how stable this trend is, but national projects are starting to work, the measures we have taken to stimulate economic growth are starting to work," the minister added.