MOSCOW, Sept 21 Profits at VTB, Russia's second biggest lender, are seen doubling next year to 100 billion roubles ($1.55 billion), Chief Executive Andrei Kostin told CNBC in an interview.
He also forecast profits of 150 billion roubles for 2018, and more than 200 billion roubles in 2019, according to a transcript of the interview provided by CNBC.
He reiterated that saw current conditions as not very good for a VTB privatisation. ($1 = 64.6975 roubles) (Reporting by Katya Golubkova; Editing by Christian Lowe)
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