The agency has confirmed the sovereign ratings of the Russian Federation at the investment BBB-level with the "positive" forecast. From outside the Russian economy looks not bad, experts say, but whether so everything is optimistical? Photo: Sergey has confirmed to Savostyanov/TASS of Fitch the sovereign ratings of Russia at the investment BBB-level with the "positive" forecast. At the same time the rating agency has noted that the Russian economy has well coped with the sanctions of the USA announced in April, "despite some initial volatility". As the first Deputy Prime Minister — the Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation Anton Siluanov has said, the decision of Fitch on rating is recognition of resistance of economy to external shocks and an appreciation of quality of macroeconomic regulation in Russia, and there are prerequisites for further improvement of sovereign rating. Whether everything is so optimistical? Nikita Isaev the director of Institute of relevant economy "Fitch, as well as all others, assesses a situation, how it seems from outside. Of course, Russia seems from outside rather not bad while oil of 75-80 dollars. After at the beginning of 2016 she made 27 dollars, probably, the country which is completely dependent on export of oil and to a lesser extent gas, likely, looks better because became time in three the rich man. Plus to it Russia will balance the budget what devaluates national currency, what removes surplus of national currency and resources abroad, in National welfare fund, what holds inflation on a minimum, just not napityvy economy money, but also pulling out monetary resources at future pensioners and also toughening fiscal policy, raising taxes. Of course, the International Monetary Fund, other reputable organizations always support tough approach to various developing countries. However Fitch doesn't consider a situation within the country at all. The consumer ability continues to fall. Actually, the increased taxes which will raise in the nearest future, and consumer prices and tariffs, tariffs for housing and public utilities, for gas and others which become simply inaccessible to people. Fitch it is uninteresting. How the Russian economy will develop, it is impossible to tell, it depends only on price of oil that will influence directly the Russian economy and, as a result, her budget". What has confirmed to Fitch rating and even left stable the forecast, the market won't notice, and it won't have significant effect on him as its participants stay waiting for new American sanctions, the chief economist of PF "Capital" Evgeny Nadorshin:evgeny Nadorshin the chief economist of PF "Capital" "Essentially considers nothing especially follows from this rating, especially for potentially main segments which would have to gain from him, in particular the state companies and a public debt. As now correct him absolutely other tendencies, in particular expectations of what the American congress and the senate will accept, perhaps already in the nearest future, it is solved
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