Russian president says printing US dollar to cover country’s budget deficit affects entire global economy.
MOSCOW (AA) – Printing the US dollar to cover the country’s budget deficit affects the entire global economy, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.
As for the Russian economy, it is rapidly recovering from the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, however, the inflation rate is higher than expected.
He called on the government and the Central Bank to take all necessary steps and work in a “coordinated, verified and balanced” manner to counter existing risks.
Since December 2019, the world has been fighting the global coronavirus pandemic, which apart from taking millions of lives severely damaged the global economy.