MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s gross domestic product grew by 1.4 percent in 2017, TASS news agency quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying on Wednesday, the lower boundary of a range set by the economy ministry.
“Russian GDP increased 1.4 percent last year,” Putin was quoted as saying.
The Russian Economy Ministry has said a preliminary estimate shows Russia’s economy expanded by 1.4-1.8 percent in 2017.
Reporting by Jack Stubbs; Editing by Catherine Evans
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