The current fall of US dollar exchange rate in
It is noted that now situation with the prevalence of foreign currency supply over its demand on the market is relatively stable. The increase in supply is explained by an external favorable background and internal seasonal factors. As a result, this led to a short-term volatility of the exchange rate.
From the beginning of 2017 to April 22, the official exchange rate of the US dollar to KGS decreased by 2.5 percent — from 69,2301 to 67,4719 soms.
To ease the sharp fluctuations in the exchange rate and stabilize the situation on the currency market on April 18 and 21, 2017, the National Bank conducted operations on purchasing foreign currency for $ 12.65 million. At the same time, the net sale of dollars since the beginning of the year has formed in the amount of $ 5 million.
At the same time, the NBKR emphasizes that before talking about the impact of the dollar on the economy, we must pay attention to its structure.
«If the trend of US the dollar exchange rate weakening continues, this primarily can lead to an improvement in the purchasing power of the population and the state budget due to a reduction in the cost of servicing the public debt. In the long term, the weakening of the US dollar exchange rate may worsen the terms of foreign trade and reduce the competitiveness of local producers in foreign markets given that the national currencies of