Kazakh PM: Gov’t anticipates two scenarios of global financial situation


Aigul Tulekbayeva

Kazakh PM: Gov't anticipates two scenarios of global financial situationPrime Minister Karim Massimov urged the Ministry if Economy and Budget Planning to develop two scenarios of development of the world economy and its impact upon Kazakhstan.

The first scenario envisages oil prices USD 60 per barrel, given the current situation. The second way assumes another crisis strike as a result of oil price fall and destabilized major trade partners.

«We must have two scenarios so that to be ready for any outcome», – the Prime Minister said at the Government meeting on Tuesday.

He also noted positive tendencies in the economy: growth in the second quarter against the first made 3%.