Monday, February 20, 2017
- Putin Medvedev instructed to consider the measures needed in the strengthening of the ruble
Russian President Vladimir Putin during a meeting with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev noted the growth of the ruble against foreign currencies. The President invited the Prime Minister to think what measures the government should take in the near future taking into account this factor.
Putin said that the ruble strengthened despite the volatility in commodity markets.
In turn, Medvedev drew attention to the growth of non-oil exports. According to him, the government intends in 2016 to support the real sector of the economy and the sphere of non-oil exports.
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