The situation in the Russian economy resulting from the us sanctions, is under the control of the authorities, told reporters on Tuesday, press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, Interfax reports.
“As for the economic agenda, it is a constant in the work schedule of the President. Synchronization with the government on economic Affairs is actually online and in these difficult days and in the usual mode”, — said Peskov, noting that the head of state, conducting daily meetings, “one way or another involved in economic Affairs.”
He acknowledged that the exchange was a strong negative trends. “They are partly due to market conditions, partly — emotional consequences. You know what happens,” — said the press Secretary of the head of state.
He expressed confidence that the markets “are waiting for some correction.” “There is now hardly someone will tell, but at least the situation is kept under tight enough attention,” concluded Sands.
Press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation drew the attention of journalists to the fact that he never announced the possibility of Dmitry Medvedev’s meetings with Russian businessmen, in respect of which it was imposed us sanctions. He stressed that the graph of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin such meetings, no, but if necessary they can be held.
The “soothing” statement was made by the head of the Ministry Maxim Oreshkin. He is convinced that the situation is a good test for the government and the Central Bank. He stated this on “Exchange forum — 2018”.
“In fact, a past event is a good test for the macroeconomic design, which the government, Central Bank building last few years”, — said the Minister.
“If you look from a global perspective on what is happening, Yes, there is volatility in the market, but this is normal,” — said Oreshkin. Economic development Minister recalled the opinion of the head of the Bank of Russia Elvira Nabiullina that the floating exchange rate absorbs shocks and changes in the balance of supply and demand in the market.
The Russian market, and with it the rate of the national currency falling at a record pace for the second day in a row. The Euro rose above 78 rubles, the dollar came close to 64 rubles. The collapse of the Russian market occurred after the expansion of us sanctions that the U.S. Treasury adopted 6 APR.