According to Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, the Russian economy as a whole to adapt to the new conditions and the end of the year we can expect the beginning of growth.
“Our economy now as a whole to adapt to new conditions. Structural changes took place… By the end of the year, according to our estimates, the economy will come to positive growth”, — he told in interview to the program “Vesti on Saturday with Sergei Brilev” (quoted by TASS).
According to the Minister, just a few years ago in the Russian economy was dominated by export-oriented primary sector. “Now the opposite: industries that produce products with added value, with a high level of added value, these sectors began to prevail. And the profit at the end of last year, profits rose more than 20% — this was not in recent years,” he said.