MOSCOW, May 18. /TASS/. Russia’s Central Bank plans to lay-off about 2,400 employees in 2016, the bank’s First Deputy Chairman Georgy Luntovsky told reporters.
"I think, we will have almost same numbers (of lay-offs as in 2015 - TASS) maybe a little bit more or less," he said.
Luntovsky added that the exact figure will be announced after June 1.
Earlier it was reported that in 2015, the Central Bank reduced the number of employees by 2,400. In the beginning of 2016, the bank employed 59,400 people.
The reduction of staff is part of the program on optimization of the bank’s system.