“Our economy has entered a stage of growth, We saw this late last year and earlier this year observed,” – said the Prime Minister. According to him, at the end of 2016 the growth of the industry amounted to 1.3 percent.
Simultaneously, Medvedev noted that the trend of growth of non-oil revenues — in particular, last year they accounted for 64 percent of total revenues.
Medvedev also said that in 2017, the Cabinet of Ministers counts on reducing unemployment to 5 per cent of the economically active population. Last year, the rate was 5.5 percent.