Rosstat: investments fall in Russia in September slowed to 5.6 %

Rosstat: investments fall in Russia in September slowed to 5.6 %


According to Rosstat, in nominal terms, in September the volume of investments amounted to 1,273 billion rubles. The Ministry of economic development predicts a decline of investments in Russia in 2016 is 1.6%, but in 2017 and in 2018 expects growth indicator.

MOSCOW, 19 Oct. The fall of investments in fixed capital in Russia in annual terms in September slowed to 5.6% in August after falling by 6.8%, said Wednesday Rosstat.

In nominal terms, in September the volume of investments amounted to 1,273 billion rubles. Compared with August of the current year investment in September rose by 4.4%.

For the first nine months of 2015 compared to the same period in 2014 the figure fell by 5.8%.

In September of last year in annual terms, Rosstat noted a drop in investments by 1.9% in monthly terms growth of 3.3%.

According to the latest edition of the macro forecast of Ministry of economic development from the beginning of October, the Ministry predicts the decline of investment in Russia in 2016 is 1.6%, but in 2017 expects growth of 2.1% and in 2018 — 2.6%.

By the end of 2015 in the Russian Federation is expected to decline by 9.9%.