Golodets expects to index pensions in 2016 by 12%

MOSCOW, October 12. The socialist government hopes to index pensions in 2016 is 12%, told journalists the Vice-Premier of the RF government Olga Golodets.

“Of course, all expect in full (indexing – approx.TASS). “United Russia” first of all, lays great hopes on the job in the first half, all the plans on import substitution, economic recovery will happen, and we can then index the full retirement. 12% is our wish”, – said the Golodets.


The Russian government will take the amendments to the budget in 2016 if necessary to carry out re-indexing of pensions in the first half of 2016, said Olga Golodets.

Answering the question of whether to accept the additional document for re-indexing in 2016, Golodets noted: “Amendments to budget law”.

“In the first half of the year will be announced, and we will understand how we can really for a second time to index and expectations today that we can cope with the situation that we’re talking about, but all show the results of the first half,” said Golodets.

The government of the Russian Federation adopted the decision on the indexation of pensions in 2016 in two stages. As reported in the press service of the Cabinet, the first indexation of pensions will take place on 1 February 2016 funds already budgeted for 2016. The decision on the second stage of indexation will be linked to economic outcomes.