Exchange Rate

Direct payments and Young Farmers’ Payment exchange rate confirmed

Direct payments and Young Farmers’ Payment exchange rate confirmed

The exchange rate to be used to calculate 2018 direct payments and the Young Farmers’ Payment was announced by the...

September 28, 2018

BPS payment exchange rate set for 2018

BPS payment exchange rate set for 2018

The euro exchange rate for calculating Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2018 payments has been set, the Department for Environment, Food...

September 28, 2018

Sterling/euro exchange rate edging closer to parity

Sterling/euro exchange rate edging closer to parity

The Sterling/euro exchange rate has taken another step towards parity as significant market movements in China overnight has seen the...

October 7, 2016

Euro reaches its strongest level against Sterling in three years

Euro reaches its strongest level against Sterling in three years

The euro has continued to strengthen against Sterling with an increase of 0.8% this week, figures from the European Central...

September 28, 2016

Euro gains against the pound (worst possible time for the beef trade)

Euro gains against the pound (worst possible time for the beef trade)

The euro rose to its highest level in six months against the pound yesterday amid stock market turmoil around the...

August 25, 2015

Expectation that euro will remain weak for two years or more

Expectation that euro will remain weak for two years or more

Expectations are that the euro will remain weak through the duration of the ECB quantitative easing programme, according to Teagasc‘s...

July 31, 2015

UK/Irish beef price gap back to ‘crisis’ level

UK/Irish beef price gap back to ‘crisis’ level

The differential between UK and Irish beef prices has returned to levels not seen since the beef crisis, with Irish...

March 13, 2015