Central bank discount rate: 8.25% (31 December 2012 est.)
8% (31 December 2011)
note: this is the so-called refinancing rate, but in Russia banks do not get refinancing at this rate; this is a reference rate used primarily for fiscal purposes
Definition: This entry provides the annualized interest rate a country's central bank charges commercial, depository banks for loans to meet temporary shortages of funds.
Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on June 30, 2015