Data of the Russian Central Bank showed that Russia’s external debt amounted to $357.9 billion as of April 1, which is 5.9% less than it was at the beginning of 2023.
According to the data of the Russian Central Bank, the Russian external debt will have decreased this month by $22.2 billion from its level at the beginning of this year 2023.
And the Russian Central Bank announced on March 29 that Russia’s external debt recorded on January 1, 2023 the level of $380.5 billion, and during the year 2022 the index decreased by $101.8 billion.
Yesterday, the International Monetary Fund issued a report predicting a decrease in Russia’s public debt by 2028, after its rise in the current year 2023.
The International Monetary Fund said, in a recent report, that the level of Russia’s public debt will rise in 2023 to 24.9% of the volume of the gross domestic product, but it will decrease by 2028 to 21.5% of the volume of the Russian economy.
This article was originally published by RT.