Moscow. December 31. The positive balance of the current account of the balance of payments of the Russian Federation in January-September 2015 was $52.8 billion, which is 19.7% more than in January-September 2014 ($44.1 billion). Such information is contained in refined assessment of the balance of payments of the Russian Federation, published on the website of the Bank of Russia.
The surplus on the current account of the Russian Federation in the third quarter of 2015 was $7.5 billion, which is two times less than in the second quarter ($15.9 billion), and almost four times less than in the first quarter ($29.3 billion). Data for the first and second quarter have also been updated.