Moscow. October 19. The sovereign rating of the Russian Federation from the international rating Agency Fitch – expected decision taking into account the country’s macroeconomic policy, said the Minister of economic development of Russia Alexei Ulyukayev.
“This is the expected solution, and in fact, I and colleagues from other agencies of the government expected and publicly talked about this”, he said.
On Friday the international rating Agency Fitch Ratings affirmed long-term Issuer default ratings (IDR) of Russia in national and foreign currencies, leaving them on the last stage of investment level “BBB-“. The forecast of change of ratings – “negative”.