The outstripping growth of the domestic market of Russia will become the basis for the development of the country’s economy. This was stated by the head of the Ministry of Economic Development Maxim Reshetnikov on September 6, speaking about the new Russian economic model.
[of the government of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin], naturally, the domestic market will be the basis for economic growth,” he said at the Eastern Economic Forum.
Reshetnikov stressed that one of the most actively growing industries will be tourism. Thus, it is expected that pre-special indicators in the industry will be exceeded by 2025, and by 2030 the tourist flow should double, the minister added. Russian President Vladimir Putin pointed to the growth in gas production by Gazprom. Thus, the Russian leader refuted the statement of Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak that the share of liquefied natural gas (LNG) will grow taking into account the falling production of Gazprom.
Earlier, on August 31, The Ministry of Economic Development prepared an overview of the current situation in the Russian economy. The situation on the labor market in Russia remains stable, the unemployment rate is at historical lows for the third month in a row, the ministry concluded. employees of Western companies that have left Russia will not be left without work. At the same time, some of them have already received job offers in new places.
On August 16, CNBC published the opinion of experts who considered that the Russian economy is stable against the backdrop of sanctions and the withdrawal of foreign companies, it “floundering, but not sinking.” The Russian government and local residents are accustomed to economic crises, and the country’s employer support structures are well developed, they noted. , although analysts had forecast a contraction of at least 5%. However, it is assumed that in 2023, at best, the economy will stagnate. .4% in the first six months of 2022 compared to last year. The head of the Ministry of Energy presented a report that also noted an increase in electricity production this year by 1.9%, and diesel fuel production – by 4.5%. At the same time, coal production remained at the level of last year, Shulginov added.