27 Jul 2010 16:23

Econ Ministry to hike industrial, GDP growth forecasts for 2010

MOSCOW. July 27 (Interfax) - The Economic Development Ministry will improve its forecasts for industrial-output growth and GDP this year, Deputy Economic Development Minister Andrei Klepach said at a Tuesday briefing.

"We will be reconsidering the forecast for both industrial output and GDP upwards, Klepach said. The industrial forecast will change significantly, but the GDP forecast will not, he said.