For the period from 30 October to 6 November the international reserves available to the Bank of Russia and the Russian government, decreased by $ 3.1 billion or 0.8%.
MOSCOW, 12 Nov. International reserves of the Russian Federation as at 6 November amounted 366,1 billion dollars against 369,2 billion dollars on 30 October, according to the Bank of Russia.
Thus, international reserves for the week decreased by $ 3.1 billion or 0.8%.
International reserves representing highly liquid foreign assets available to the Bank of Russia and the government of the Russian Federation, consist of means in foreign currency, special drawing rights (SDRs), reserve position in IMF and monetary gold.
By the end of 2014 the international reserves of the Russian Federation has decreased in 1,3 times — to 385,46 billion.