Russia April Reserves, Foreign Currency Liquidity

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

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                                             April    March     Feb.     Jan.
                                              2014     2014     2014     2014
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                                           -----------Billion US$------------
Official reserve assets                    472.278  486.131  493.326  498.926
 Foreign currency reserves                 412.747  429.679  433.920  440.183
  Securities                               350.294  352.913  370.190  372.378
  Currency and deposits*                    62.452   76.767   63.730   67.806
 IMF reserve position                        4.397    4.291    4.368    4.332
 SDRs                                        8.820    8.796    8.805    8.730
 Gold                                    
  In quotations of the Bank of Russia       44.303   43.355   44.588   41.715
  In millions of fine troy ounces             34.4     33.5     33.5     33.3
 Other reserve assets**                      2.011    0.010    1.646    3.966
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                                             April    March     Feb.     Jan.
                                              2014     2014     2014     2014
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Other foreign currency assets                0.035    0.059    0.511    0.499
                                           ---Monthly Change (Billion US$)---
Official reserve assets                    -13.853   -7.195   -5.600  -10.669
 Foreign currency reserves                 -16.933   -4.240   -6.263  -12.818
  Securities                                -2.618  -17.277   -2.188  -14.184
  Currency and deposits                    -14.315   13.036   -4.075    1.366
 IMF reserve position                        0.106   -0.077    0.037   -0.064
 SDRs                                        0.024   -0.009    0.075   -0.032
 Gold                                    
  In quotations of the Bank of Russia        0.948   -1.232    2.872    1.725
  In millions of fine troy ounces              0.9      0.0      0.2      0.0
 Other reserve assets                        2.001   -1.636   -2.320    0.520
Other foreign currency assets               -0.023   -0.452    0.011   -0.014
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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)
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