for the First time in nine years Russia has returned a record amount of debt in 2019 returned funds exceeded the amount that Russia lent. About this newspaper “Izvestia”.
last year, the borrowers paid 250 billion rubles, while the debt took 215 billion. Prior to that, the positive difference between the digits was noted in 2010. Nine years ago, Russia issued 14 billion rubles in loans and returned debts amounting to 53 billion.
In 2019, as stated in the article, the amount of the refunded debt was a record at the end of the decade. Earlier, the leader was 2018.
Earlier it was reported that the countries-importers of Russian weapons started to pay the money for the already supplied military equipment. It was noted that in past years, the parties have experienced difficulties due to financial transactions in dollars. According to media reports, in 2018, the total debt of the importing countries to Russia for arms procurement amounted to about three billion dollars.
the Central Bank had a record influx of foreigners in the Russian debt