International Investment Position of the Banking sector of Russia in 2000
International Investment Position of the Banking sector of Russia as of December 31, 1999 and December 31, 2000
(mln. USD)
 
  Position as of  31.12.99 Changes in Position Reflecting: Position as of   31.12.00
Transactions Valuation changes Other adjustments Total changes

Assets

28,393 19,539 -556 -332 18,651 47,044
  Direct investment abroad
1,077 340 -52 4 291 1,368
Equity capital and reinvested earnings
672 -2 -47 2 -47 626
Other capital
404 342 -6 2 338 742
  Portfolio investment
861 -142 -33 -2 -178 683
Equity securities
6 9 0 0 8 15
Debt securities
855 -151 -33 -2 -186 669
long-term
713 -353 -7 0 -359 354
short-term
142 202 -27 -2 173 315
  Other investment
14,000 3,331 -267 -43 3,021 17,021
Currency and deposits
11,159 3,181 -220 -13 2,948 14,107
Cash foreign currency
662 -16 -7 -4 -26 635
Demand and term deposits
10,497 3,198 -213 -9 2,974 13,472
long-term
339 49 0 0 49 388
short-term
10,159 3,149 -214 -9 2,925 13,085
Loans
2,179 395 -28 -10 357 2,536
long-term
1,153 173 -6 -8 160 1,313
short-term
1,026 221 -22 -2 197 1,223
Arrears
258 -188 0 -7 -194 64
Other assets
403 -57 -19 -14 -89 314
long-term
59 5 -1 0 4 63
short-term
344 -62 -17 -14 -93 251
  Reserve assets
12,456 16,010 -203 -291 15,517 27,972
Monetary gold
3,998 0 0 -291 -291 3,708
Special drawing rights
1 2 -2 0 0 1
Reserve position in the Fund
1 0 0 0 0 1
Foreign exchange
8,455 16,009 -202 0 15,807 24,263
Liabilities 11,808 1,491 -19 -291 1,181 12,989
  Direct investment in Russia
731 239 39 -1 277 1,007
Equity capital and reinvested earnings
564 204 47 -1 249 812
Other capital
167 36 -8 0 28 194
  Portfolio investment
346 530 8 -26 511 857
Equity securities
40 2 8 1 11 52
Debt securities
306 527 0 -28 500 805
long-term
121 392 -2 -7 383 504
short-term
185 136 1 -20 117 302
  Other investment
10,732 723 -66 -263 394 11,125
Currency and deposits
3,577 882 -47 -83 751 4,328
Cash national currency
31 155 -2 -23 131 162
Deposits
3,546 727 -46 -61 620 4,166
long-term
753 -429 0 -12 -441 312
short-term
2,793 1,156 -46 -49 1,061 3,854
Loans
6,100 -397 -178 -52 -627 5,473
IMF credit
2,960 0 -150 0 -150 2,810
Other long-term
1,784 -978 -12 5 -984 801
Short-term
1,355 581 -16 -58 507 1,862
Arrears
806 42 1 -127 -84 723
Other liabilities
249 195 159 -1 353 602
long-term
93 65 -1 0 64 157
short-term
157 130 160 -1 289 446
International Investment Position, net 16,585 18,048 -537 -41 17,470 34,055

Memo items. A positive sign denotes a net increase in assets or liabilities; a negative sign denotes a net decrease. This sign convention differs from that used in BOP statistics.
Notes:
1. The table covers data on the Bank of Russia and credit institutions including Vnesheconombank. Transactions in government foreign debt and government foreign assets performed by Vnesheconombank as an agent of the Government of Russian Federation are not included.
2. The item «Reserve assets» includes among other reserve assets foreign exchange reserves of the Minfin of Russia as a monetary authority.
3. Starting end June 2002 publication item "Currency and deposits" (short-term), Assets, includes item "adjustment to reserve assets", which was previously shown separately. This adjustment was introduced for the purpose of reconciliation of balance of payments and international investment position data that are prepared in accordance with the 5th Edition of IMF's Balance of Payments Manual, on the one hand, and international reserves data, which have national peculiarities, on the other. The methodology of preparation of official reserves has the following differences from the one contained in the Manual:
- up to the 3rd quarter, 1999 short-term foreign currency deposits in resident banks were included in the international reserves;
- started from the 3rd quarter, 1999 reserve assets are determined net of counterpart of foreign exchange funds placed on the resident banks' accounts with the Bank of Russia (excluding funds extended by the Bank of Russia for the servicing of official foreign debt).
4. Gold is valued at US$ 300 per troy ounce.
5. The item «Use of Fund credit» shows the indebtedness of the Bank of Russia to the IMF.
6. Column "Other adjustments" includes assets and liabilities of credit institutions, whose licenses to carry out banking activities were cancelled within the reporting period.

Updated July 7, 2005.


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