MOSCOW, APR 1, - RIA Novosti/Prime. The world Bank forecasts the same punishment of the West against Russia on the background of the tense geopolitical situation during 2015 and 2016, making access to international capital markets will remain limited, and the Price of raising funds will be high, according to a world Bank report, published on Wednesday.
"against the background of ongoing geopolitical tensions in the present forecast to be maintained punishment for 2015 and 2016. In this regard, perhaps, the Cost of attracting external borrowings will be high, and access to international capital markets will remain limited, which will continue to constrain investment demand, " the report said.
This is consistent with the expectations of the Russian authorities: the forecast of the Ministry of economic development, which formed the basis of the law on the budget of the Russian Federation calculated on the basis of the version about the fact that the effect of Western sanctions against Russia will continue in the medium term.
"Uncertainty on the effect of punishment will continue to dampen consumer and business sentiment in the past 2 years as a result of the recovery in domestic demand will be delayed ", - the document says.
in the previous January forecast of the world Bank was expected that the effect of punishment will be limited by 2015, and in 2016 will be resolved geopolitical tensions and economic penalties cancelled.
Western countries from March 2014 has repeatedly imposed sentences because of the position of Russia in Ukraine. The last case of the use of such practices were the limits imposed in March 2015, when was expanded US sanction List.
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