The Central Bank called the new US sanctions and a weakening ruble as a surprise

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in photobacteria Central Bank of Russia. Archival photoThe Central Bank called the new US sanctions and a weakening ruble as a surprise© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

A sharp weakening of the ruble last week was a surprise to CBR in the same way, as are US sanctions, but not shock, told reporters the head of monetary policy Department, Bank of Russia Igor Dmitriev.

«It was unexpected as, in fact, this event was unexpected, a shock — no,» said Dmitriev on the sidelines of the international banking forum.
The Central Bank called the new US sanctions and a weakening ruble as a surprise© RIA Novosti, Infographicsrussia against Russia and international trade

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