Post BREXIT Exchange Rates

4th October 2016

BREXIT: Initially a silver lining for farmers?
Since the BREXIT vote the value of Sterling has weakened, such that the average exchange rate for the Basic Payment Scheme has been set at €1 : £0.85228. For those farm enterprises electing to receive this in Sterling, this is some 16% better than last year. Given the high commodity prices at the moment, this is a small positive.

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