The key rate, which influences interest on loans and Bank deposits in 2017 will be lower at 7-8%. This forecast was made today at an investment forum "Russia calling!".
Annually on this site are top managers of the largest companies and government representatives from Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and America.
At the investment forum "Russia calling!" is the first session. She called the reaction to external shocks - to the resumption of growth." Status and prospects of the economy are discussed at the highest level. In the conversation involved the President of the Bank of Russia Elvira Nabiullina, Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, President of Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov and an organizer of the forum, the head of VTB Andrey Kostin. In conditions when the economy, according to experts, adapted to low oil prices and is on the verge of growth, becomes more urgent the question, what will be the trajectory of this growth.
Discussions will be set. Annual investment forum will be held 8 times. And it is important not only economic, but also political event. Discussed will be issues of budget policy, budget strategy 2017-2019, structural reforms and improving the investment climate. By the way, a year ago on this forum, heated debates have been around the Finance Ministry's proposals to increase the tax burden on the oil and gas industry. What eventually was done. Important decisions will probably be followed this year. In General, this forum is a great platform for direct dialogue between representatives of the economic and political elite around the world. This year the discussion will go under the slogan "Keeping the responsibility, expanding opportunities."
The high status of the event emphasized the fact that it annually by the head of the Russian state. Putin will take part in the discussions of the forum this time. The interest in what he usually gives assessment of the state of the Russian and world economies. As expected, the Russian President will address the participants and guests and answer some questions.