Russia July Reserves, Foreign Currency Liquidity

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

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                                              July     June      May    April
                                              2014     2014     2014     2014
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                                           -----------Billion US$------------
Official reserve assets                    468.762  478.250  467.227  472.278
 Foreign currency reserves                 407.787  418.624  410.764  412.747
  Securities                               340.587  343.862  340.137  350.294
  Currency and deposits*                    67.199   74.762   70.628   62.452
 IMF reserve position                        4.291    4.332    4.136    4.397
 SDRs                                        8.716    8.798    8.767    8.820
 Gold                                    
  In quotations of the Bank of Russia       46.109   46.292   43.459   44.303
  In millions of fine troy ounces             35.5     35.2     34.7     34.4
 Other reserve assets**                      1.860    0.204    0.101    2.011
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                                              July     June      May    April
                                              2014     2014     2014     2014
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Other foreign currency assets                0.035    0.035    0.035    0.035
                                           ---Monthly Change (Billion US$)---
Official reserve assets                     -9.488   11.023   -5.051  -13.853
 Foreign currency reserves                 -10.837    7.860   -1.982  -16.933
  Securities                                -3.274    3.725  -10.158   -2.618
  Currency and deposits                     -7.563    4.135    8.176  -14.315
 IMF reserve position                       -0.041    0.196   -0.261    0.106
 SDRs                                       -0.082    0.031   -0.053    0.024
 Gold                                    
  In quotations of the Bank of Russia       -0.184    2.834   -0.845    0.948
  In millions of fine troy ounces              0.3      0.5      0.3      0.9
 Other reserve assets                        1.656    0.103   -1.910    2.001
Other foreign currency assets                0.000    0.000    0.000   -0.023
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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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