International reserves of the Russian Federation for a week decreased by $5.4 billion


Moscow. On 5 November. Russia’s international reserves for October 30 was $369,2 billion, according to the Bank of Russia. As of 23 October, the international reserves amounted to $374,6 billion So during the week they fell by $5.4 billion.

International reserves are highly liquid financial assets held by the Bank of Russia and the government of the Russian Federation. They consist of assets in foreign currency, monetary gold, special drawing rights (SDRs, special drawing rights, a monetary unit used by the International monetary Fund, IMF) reserve position in IMF and other reserve assets.