Gross International Reserves of the Russian Federation in 1998
Gross International Reserves of the Russian Federation1 in 1998
(US $ mln.)
 
  Gold and foreign exchange reserves of which
foreign exchange reserves of which gold2
foreign exchange SDRs reserve position in the IMF
31.12.97 17,784 12,895 12,771 122 1 4,889
31.01.98 15,375 10,480 10,477 1 1 4,895
28.02.98 15,034 10,212 10,208 3 1 4,822
31.03.98 16,859 11,910 11,906 3 1 4,948
30.04.98 15,953 10,957 10,952 3 1 4,996
31.05.98 14,627 9,625 9,621 3 1 5,002
30.06.98 16,169 11,161 10,906 253 1 5,008
31.07.98 18,409 13,805 13,791 13 1 4,604
31.08.98 12,459 8,198 8,196 0 1 4,262
30.09.98 12,709 8,840 8,839 0 1 3,869
31.10.98 13,572 9,656 9,590 64 1 3,916
30.11.98 12,480 8,175 8,172 1 1 4,306
31.12.98 12,223 7,801 7,800 0 1 4,422


Gross International Reserves of the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) and Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation comprise monetary gold, special drawing rights (SDRs), the reserve position in the Fund, and other liquid foreign exchange assets. Foreign exchange assets include the balances in foreign cash and correspondent current accounts and short-term deposits with nonresident banks and resident banks, foreign government securities, repurchase agreements with the above-mentioned securities with nonresidents, and other liquid assets. Accrued interest on these assets is not included.
   Data in millions of U.S. dollars. Monetary gold is valued since 1992 at a constant rate of US$300 per troy ounce. Foreign exchange assets are converted to U.S. dollars by cross exchange rates of foreign currencies to the U.S. dollar. Cross exchange rates are computed on the basis of the official exchange rates of the ruble to foreign currencies set by the CBR and effective as of the reporting date.
2 Starting from August 1, 1998, gold in metallic accounts is included in foreign currency assets.


Updated January 10, 1998.
 

 
Russia's International Reserves
(US $ bn.)
(Bank of Russia's current cross-rates as of reporting date)
 
Date Volume
25.12.98 12.3
18.12.98 11.9
11.12.98 12.0
04.12.98 12.1
27.11.98 12.8
20.11.98 13.0
13.11.98 13.1
06.11.98 13.4
30.10.98 13.6
23.10.98 13.3
16.10.98 13.1
09.10.98 13.3
02.10.98 12.8
25.09.98 12.4
18.09.98 12.0
11.09.98 12.3
04.09.98 12.3
28.08.98 12.7
21.08.98 13.4
14.08.98 15.1
07.08.98 17.0
31.07.98 18.4
24.07.98 19.2
17.07.98 13.6
10.07.98 13.7
03.07.98 15.1
26.06.98 16.0
19.06.98 14.7
12.06.98 15.7
05.06.98 15.0
29.05.98 14.6

 

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