Finance Ministry could increase financial reserve

The Russian Finance Ministry could increase the volume of the financial reserve after 2003 results are summarized, Deputy Finance Minister Alexey Ulyukayev stated today. According to him, this is attributed to high oil prices. At the same time, he did not specify how the forecast for the volume of the financial reserve could be changed. However, the Deputy Minister pointed out that as early as today, the level of the financial reserve exceeded the expected figures.