Official: RussiaТs inflation to amount to around 4% in 2020
MOSCOW, Nov 20 (PRIME) Ц RussiaТs consumer price inflation index will amount to around 4% in 2020, First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov told reporters on Friday.
In October, RussiaТs inflation amounted to 3.99% in annual terms. The inflation forecast of the Economic Development Ministry for 2020 is 3.8%.
When asked about the ministryТs inflation expectations taking into account that the ministryТs forecast is outdated, Belousov said, УSo far, we assume that the forecast is not outdated, and that we expect inflation to amount to around 4%. It will be somewhere close to 4%. It may be slightly higher, but not significantly Е as the rate has stabilized.Ф