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Russia's GDP forecast to fall 0.2 percent in 2016 - Economy Minister

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian economy is forecast to contract 0.2 percent this year and there will be no growth in the country’s industrial output, Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said on Thursday.

Ulyukayev, speaking at a government meeting, said that consumer price inflation is seen coming at 6.5 percent in 2016.

Reporting by Darya Korsunskaya; Writing by Lidia Kelly, editing by Jason Bush

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