In the following year, the exchange rate of the ruble will be weaker than previously expected, but as a result, the currency will become stronger. This was stated by the Minister of Economic Development Maxim Oreshkin, reports RIA Novosti.
In this respect, the Ministry of Economic Development, as the head of the department has pointed out, "does not significantly change its predictions" at the rate of the end of 2019 and subsequent periods.
"We expect that in the next 12 months <...> currencies [рубль] It will be weaker, but in general, the forecasts we have published and related, for example the indicators for the end of 2019, 2020 and the following years at the same exchange rate, will not change much, "said the Minister, as Oreshkin has explained. experts from the department "a number of such fundamental changes" did not have to change their ratings.
"According to our estimates, if you look at the predictions we have made, the current levels are weaker and are associated with the extraordinary temporary capital outflow that we are seeing now," said Oreshkin. When this factor comes to an end, the currency will, as the department expects, "return to the path that was predicted" by the Ministry of Economic Development, the Minister added.
According to the department's estimates in June, the dollar rate at the end of this year should be 61.7 rubles, at the end of 2019 – 63.8 rubles and by the end of 2020 – 64.1 rubles. By the end of 2021, the US currency, according to experts from the office, would have to be estimated at 63.9 rubles, at the end of 2022 – at 64.8 rubles., And by the end of 2023 – 66.4 rubles. Values of 68 rubles. According to the Ministry of Economic Development, the dollar could only reach the end of 2024.
However, this already happened in August 2018. On 22 August the ruble exchange rate on the stock exchange in Moscow continued to fall. Out of fear of new anti-Russian sanctions, the US dollar began to cost more than 68 rubles. (at the peak it reached 68,0323 rubles.) and the euro rate for the first time since 11 April rose above 79 rubles.