Moscow. November 9. The volume of international reserves of the Russian Federation in October 2015 decreased $1,627 billion, or 0.4%, to $369,640 billion from $371,267 billion, follows from the information on the website of the CBR.
In January-October of 2015, the reserves decreased by $15,820 billion, or 4.1%, from $385,460 billion on 1 January.
In October international reserves as a result of operations increased by $0.9 billion due to foreign exchange gain decreased by $1.63 bn.
International reserves are highly liquid foreign assets available to the Bank of Russia and the government of the Russian Federation. They consist of monetary gold, and drawing rights (SDRs), reserve position in IMF and other reserve assets.