The International Monetary Fund raised its forecast for Russia’s GDP growth in 2021 from the 4.4% expected last July to 4.7%, according to a recent forecast published by the fund today.
The “Russia Today” Arabic-language news network indicated that the Fund reduced its forecast for the growth of Russia’s gross domestic product for the year 2022 from 3.1% to 2.9%.
She pointed out that IMF experts expected a decrease in the unemployment rate in Russia to 4.9% in 2021, compared to 5.8% in 2020.
According to the International Monetary Fund, the unemployment rate in the country may drop in 2022 to 4.6%.
The article International Monetary raises its expectations for the performance of the Russian economy during 2021 was written in Al Borsa newspaper.