The head of the Ministry of Finance Anton Siluanov said that the budget for 2017-2019 inherent inflation at 4% per year. About it reports “Interfax”.
The Minister of Finance explained that pensions and other social payments will be indexed after the fact. “If we put in the forecast for 4%, and then if suddenly there will be deviations in one direction or another — of course, count under the law. As required by law,” he said.
On Friday, Siluanov also said that the draft budget for 2017-2019 has an average annual dollar 67,5 RUB, and RUB 68,7 71,1. the U.S. currency.
Earlier, President Vladimir Putin said that inflation by the end of 2016 will amount to 5.7%. According to Rosstat, on 21 September, consumer prices since the beginning of the year increased by 4%.