“The yuan can now be a better buy than the dollar,” Zhilnikov said in an interview with the Prime agency.

According to him, the trading activity of the yuan will continue the upward trend.

The advantages of the yuan compared to the ruble Zhilnikov called it less exposure to sanctions and external economic pressure.

Earlier, economist, financial analyst Anton Smirnov, in an interview with the FBA "Economy Today" commented on the situation in the foreign exchange market.