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A.Kudrin: Inflation in 2006. Can make 8,8 -

Inflation in 2006 can make 8,9 % 8,8 - 8,9 %. The Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation Alexey Kudrin has informed On it, acting with lecture in budget and exchequer Academy.
as he said to constrain inflation it was possible at the expense of strengthening of a nominal rate of rouble. A role the increase in speed of the reference of money in economy Besides, has played.
as the minister has reminded, analysts expressed that the government will miss inflation during the current year, and it will be up to standard 9,5 - 9,7 % . Thus he has noticed what to keep within an inflation indicator in 8,5 % it is not possible in connection with a gain of monetary base above planned. So, according to A.Kudrin, following the results of a year the monetary base will grow on 34,6 %, and was planned - for 19 %.
That is we have not reached control over monetary base - he has told. Also, as he said, monetary weight 2 will grow on 46 % in comparison with planned growth in 19 %.
we Will notice that agree to the data of Federal Agency of the state statistics (Rosstata) and the International currency fund (IMF), as of the end of September 2006. The rate of inflation in Russia has appeared the highest among the developed countries. So, growth of consumer prices in the Russian Federation in relation to the similar period 2005. Has made in September of 9,5 %. Following Russia on the given indicator there is Great Britain (2,4 %), Italy and the USA (the rise in prices in both countries has made 2,1 %) further follow. Then France (1,3 %) and Germany (1,0 %) follow. The lowest rate of inflation was shown by Japan where this indicator has made 0,6 %.
Under forecasts of Ministry of economic development and trade and Bank of Russia, following the results of current year inflation will make 9 %. In 2007 MERT predicts inflation at level 6,5 - 8 %, in 2008. - 4,5 - 6 %, in 2009. - 4 - 5,5 %. At the same time today the director of summary department of macroeconomic forecasting MERT Andrey Klepach has informed that the forecast on inflation on 2008 - can be raised 2009 in connection with revision of tariffs for gas.
Perhaps, we will raise the forecast on 0,3 - 0,5 percentage points and more on 2008 - 2009. - he has told to journalists. As he said, it is connected with revision of the plan of change of tariffs for energy carriers since 2008., in connection with which the mechanism of liberalisation of the market of the electric power also will change. it will set essentially bolshy a rate of inflation in sphere housing - municipal services and is considerable bolshy level of costs in industrial sector - considers A.Klepach.
revision of tariffs for energy carriers, according to the official, also raises risk of delay of rates of increase of profit and investments in power-intensive branches.
According to the deputy director of department of state regulation of tariffs and infrastructural reforms MERT the Russian Federation Evgenie Mihajlova, the schedule of increase of tariffs for energy carriers is not developed yet and concrete figures on 2008 - 2011. While is not present. Thus it is known that parametres 2007. Remained without changes - tariffs for gas will be raised on 15 %.