MOSCOW, October 28. /TASS/. The Russian Central Bank retained its forecast for average price of oil in 2017 at $40 per barrel, according to the Central Bank press release.
"In 2017, the rate of economic growth will be low - less than 1%. This forecast is based on the conservative prerequisites of the low growth rate of the world economy, the average annual oil price of around $40 per barrel, moderate capital outflow and preservation of the structural constraints of the Russian Economy," according to the press release.