OREANDA-NEWSAccording to the results of 2019, inflation in Russia may fall to the level of 2.8%, and the Central Bank in December will decide to reduce the key rate to 6%. This is stated in the study "Comments on the state and business", prepared by the Higher School of Economics. “According to our estimates, inflation by the end of 2019 will be from 2.8% to 3.3%. A reduction in the key rate to 6.5% amid such sluggish price dynamics is unlikely to be sufficient for inflation in 2020. amounted to the forecasted by the Bank of Russia 3.5-4.0%", the study said.

According to HSE experts, all segments of the consumer basket began to rise in price more slowly. At the same time, they drew attention to the sharp inhibition of rising prices for non-food products, the dynamics of which are most indicative and usually stable.

On October 29, Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Maxim Oreshkin at a meeting with representatives of business circles in the Association of Entrepreneurs of France (MEDEF) said that inflation in Russia will be 3.5% by the end of this year, and next year it will reach about 3%.