Author`s name Pravda.Ru

Russian government tries to reduce the existing economic risks in Russia

The government will make every effort to reduce the existing economic risks in Russia, Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Kudrin said today, answering a question of the influence of the recent fall in stock prices on the Russian economy. According to him, stock prices indicate economic risks, RBC reports. "The President discussed the questions dealing with risks in our economy (with officials), and the adequate reaction of the government to this risks," Kudrin pointed out. According to him, the President`s position is firm: to maintain stable macroeconomic figures and to continue the strict monetary policy so as not to block such positive processes as the economic growth and the reduction in the inflation rate. "Now the government has adequate understanding of necessary measures to maintain these parameters," Kudrin underlined.