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The Central Bank of the Russian Federation does not rule out raising the key rate due to the growth of pro-inflationary risks.
The key rate may be raised once again. Alexei Zabotkin, deputy chairman of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, did not rule out such a possibility. According to him, the possibility of such a scenario is dictated by an increase in pro-inflationary risks.
"Pro-inflationary risks remain significant. We will update our forecast. It will be published following the meeting on September 15, the decision will be based on this forecast. <...> We do not rule out the possibility of raising the key rate,”
– Alexey Zabotkin said.
He further explained that the regulator has no targets for the exchange rate of the Russian currency.