The decision of the US Federal reserve to raise rates was expected, it will not have a significant impact on the Russian economy, said Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov. This is stated in the message RIA “news”.
According to Siluanov, this was an expected decision, and it will not have a significant impact on the Russian economy, which is resistant to cyclical changes in commodity markets and capital markets.
“The grounds for the risks of capital outflow is not the ruble continues to be an attractive currency for investors, including foreign ones,” he added.
The Agency reminds that the open market Committee of the Federal reserve system of the USA the second time in 2017 raised the benchmark interest rate. The interest rate was increased from 0.75-1% to 1-1.25% per annum.