Beijing, December 21, 2014 (Sunday)
News conference of Vladimir Putin, December 18

Good afternoon, colleagues.

I am very happy to see you in high spirits. As we did last time, I will begin by briefing you on the work done during the year and then I will try to answer your questions.

First the most important thing: the economic performance. In the first 10 months of this year, the gross domestic product grew by 0.7 percent, and the final figure may be around 0.6 percent. My colleagues and I met yesterday to finalise the figures. The trade surplus grew by $13.3 billion to reach $148.4 billion...

Forex *
1 RUB = 0.103 CNY
1 CNY = 9.755 RUB
1 RUB = 0.016 USD
1 USD = 60.682 RUB
1 RUB = 0.013 EUR
1 EUR = 74.573 RUB
* by Central Bank of Russia (as on 12/20/2014)
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