Russia’s international reserves from 8 to 15 January increased by 0.05%

Russia’s international reserves from 8 to 15 January increased by 0.05%


MOSCOW, 21 Jan. International reserves of RF as of January 15 amounted to 368,3 billion dollars against 368,1 billion dollars on 8 January, said the Bank of Russia.

Thus, the reserves in this period increased by 0.2 billion dollars, or 0.05%.

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.