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An increase of 1.43 pc of BNR’s foreign exchange reserves last month

At end-November, National Bank of Romania (BNR)’s foreign exchange reserves stood at EUR 32,104 million, up by 1.43 percent compared to EUR 31,649 million on the previous month, a press release informs on Wednesday.

During the month, EUR 775 million inflows occurred, representing changes in the foreign exchange reserve requirements of the credit institutions, inflows into the Ministry of Public Finances’ accounts, inflows into the European Commission’s account (EUR 235 million).

Also, EUR 320 million outflows took place, representing changes in the foreign exchange reserve requirements of the credit institutions, interest and principal payments on foreign currency public debt.

According to central bank data, the gold stock remained unchanged at 103.7 tones. However, following the change in the international price of gold, its value amounted to EUR 3,355 million.

The international reserves of Romania (foreign currencies and gold) on November 30, 2015 stood at EUR 35,459 million, compared to EUR 35,128 million on October 31, 2015.

During the current month, the payments due on public and publicly guaranteed foreign currency denominated debt amount to approximately EUR 139 million.

 

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