The MAYOR said the growth of GDP in 2017, up almost 2%

© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable in photobacteria of economic development in Moscow. Archival photoThe MAYOR said the growth of GDP in 2017, up almost 2%© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable the image Bank

Monthly and quarterly data of Rosstat point to the GDP growth rate in Russia by the end of 2017 at the level of 1.4% to 1.8%, however, after a retrospective revision of the data rate may be higher, according to the economy Ministry in January.

«After the recession in 2016, by 0.2% of GDP in 2017 rose. Monthly and quarterly data of Rosstat indicate the growth rate on year-end 2017 at the level of 1.4% to 1.8%. Thus the final data may differ from this figure because of possible refinements retrospective data in connection with the receipt of additional information,» — said in the message.

First and foremost, is the annual data for small and medium businesses, as well as additional information from the annual accounts of large and medium-sized enterprises.

«A number of directly observable data (consumption of electricity, transportation by railway transport, air transport, car sales, results of surveys) indicate that growth last year could be higher», — believe in the MAYOR.

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