24 Dec 2009 12:12

Russia could have approx 9% inflation in 2009

MOSCOW. Dec 24 (Interfax) - Russia could have approximately 9% inflation this year, significantly less than in 2008, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said in a televised interview with Russia's leading TV bosses.

"Inflation was about 13% last year and will be somewhere in the region of 9% this year," he said.