The head of state has called in a professional and timely respond to the problems that will arise in the world and Russian economy in 2016. Vladimir Putin also stressed that the government needs to closely monitor the economic situation and to be prepared for any situation.
NOVO-Ogaryovo, 13 Jan. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin urged the government to closely monitor developments in commodity and stock markets and have scenarios for the Russian economy any way, but “this does not mean that we need something drastically to change now”.
“We have to be ready for any development of the situation,” he said at a meeting with members of the Cabinet of Ministers.
The head of state drew attention to the changing situation on markets. “I know that the government has already started analysing this work, I draw your attention to the fact that the issues are extremely important. We must be prepared for any situation on raw materials markets and stock markets very carefully for this watch and have scenarios for the Russian economy any way,” said the Russian leader and called on to join in this effort not only by the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of economic development, but also all other departments.
However, he stressed that “this does not mean that we need something drastically to change now”.
According to Putin, despite fluctuations in the external markets, Russian authorities were able to behave “extremely carefully and professionally”. “By the way, and says a smaller budget deficit, less than we expected is 2.6 percent of GDP is obtained from last year”, — said the President and added that this is a positive macroeconomic indicator from the point of view of balancing Finance and budget.
He called as carefully, professionally and timely respond to the problems that will arise in the world and Russian economy in 2016. “We count that the situation will change for the better, but as always we do need to be ready to any developments, once again,” concluded the Russian leader.