GDP growth will exceed 2% in the autumn, said.

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Danceparty in fotomancer economic development of the Russian Federation Maxim Oreshkin. Archival photoGDP growth will exceed 2% in the autumn, said.© RIA Novosti / Alexei Danceparty the image Bank

The economic development Ministry will not revise the forecast for GDP growth of 2% in the specification of the forecast in August, to achieve this figure, there is every reason, as GDP growth will be released on a trajectory of growth above 2% in the autumn, said the head of Ministry of economic development of Russia Maxim Oreshkin.

According to Rosstat, GDP growth in the first quarter of 2017 in annual terms amounted to 0.5%. According to the Ministry of economic development, in April, growth accelerated to 1.4%.

In may Oreshkin said that the GDP growth will exceed 2% in annual terms in the second half. Now gave a more specific estimate.

«Up until August for another two months, we are largely on those trends, which we established in the April forecast. There may be a little ponastroila digit inflation forecast for oil prices. But the basic parameters of economic growth — we are confident in the growth of 2% this year. And we see that the rate of economic growth will be accelerated with each passing quarter, and will come to value above 2% already this autumn», — said the Minister to journalists.