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Russia May Reserves, Foreign Currency Liquidity (Table)

June 20, 2013

Following is a summary of the May data template on international reserves and foreign currency liquidity from the Central Bank of Russia in Moscow:

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                                               May    April    March     Feb.
                                              2013     2013     2013     2013
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                                           -----------Billion US$------------
Official reserve assets                    518.431  533.218  527.708  526.172
 Foreign currency reserves                 449.961  458.171  461.621  460.058
  Securities                               386.013  388.010  395.628  413.122
  Currency and deposits*                    63.948   70.161   65.993   46.936
 IMF reserve position                        4.432    4.645    4.614    4.662
 SDRs                                        8.525    8.584    8.528    8.616
 Gold                                    
  In quotations of the Bank of Russia       45.039   46.868   50.441   50.522
  In millions of fine troy ounces             32.0     31.8     31.6     31.4
 Other reserve assets**                     10.474   14.950    2.505    2.314
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                                               May    April    March     Feb.
                                              2013     2013     2013     2013
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Other foreign currency assets                0.706    0.648    0.741    0.878
                                           ---Monthly Change (Billion US$)---
Official reserve assets                    -14.786    5.509    1.537   -5.983
 Foreign currency reserves                  -8.210   -3.450    1.563   -6.316
  Securities                                -1.997   -7.618  -17.494   -3.872
  Currency and deposits                     -6.213    4.168   19.057   -2.444
 IMF reserve position                       -0.212    0.030   -0.048   -0.169
 SDRs                                       -0.059    0.056   -0.088   -0.151
 Gold                                    
  In quotations of the Bank of Russia       -1.830   -3.573   -0.081   -1.438
  In millions of fine troy ounces              0.2      0.2      0.2      0.2
 Other reserve assets                       -4.476   12.446    0.191    2.090
Other foreign currency assets                0.058   -0.093   -0.137   -0.107
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Note: * - includes gold deposits.        
** - includes financial derivatives, loans to 
nonbank nonresidents, assets in the form of reversed repo
and other accounts receivable.           

SOURCE: Bank Rossii (Central Bank of Russia)

To contact the reporter on this story: Zoya Shilova in Moscow at zoya@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Marco Babic at mbabic@bloomberg.net


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