12:36, 02.16.2017 // Rosbalt, Business
The process of strengthening the ruble has a negative impact on agriculture and other sectors of the economy. This was stated by the TV channel "Russia 24" by the head of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Alexander Tkachev.
“The ruble today has become stronger and stronger. This, of course, is a serious disadvantage for our export positions. Not only for agriculture, but also for industry and other sectors of the economy, ”he said.
According to him, due to the strengthening of the ruble grain prices are falling, and this affects the export.
Add, the dollar exchange rate calculations "tomorrow" at the beginning of today's trading on the Moscow Stock Exchange by 10:01 Moscow time, lost almost 13 kopecks to the previous closing and amounted to 57.1350 rubles. The euro exchange rate by this time fell by almost 8 kopecks to 60.6325 rubles.