The most important move was the amount resulted from the Ministry of Public Finances issuance of eurobonds with a nominal value of EUR 1,500 million.
National Bank of Romania’s foreign exchange reserves stood at EUR 32,214 million at the end of last month, compared to EUR 31,061 million on September 30, a press release informs.
During the month, EUR 2,343 million inflows took place, representing changes in the foreign exchange reserve requirements of the credit institutions, inflows into the Ministry of Public Finances (MFP)’ accounts (including the amount resulted from the Ministry of Public Finances issuance of eurobonds with a nominal value of EUR 1,500 million), inflows into the European Commission (EC)’s account a.s.o.;
Also, EUR 1,190 million outflows occurred, representing changes in the foreign exchange reserve requirements of the credit institutions, interest and principal payments on foreign currency public debt a.s.o. Regarding the interest and principal payments on the foreign currency public debt, it includes the principal installments of the loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), with payments totalizing EUR 226 million.
The gold stock remained unchanged at 103.7 tones. However, following the change in the international price of gold, its value amounted to EUR 3,113 million.
Romania’s international reserves (foreign currencies and gold) on this October stood at EUR 35,327 million, compared to EUR 34,262 million on September 30.
During the month of November 2014, the payments due on public and publicly guaranteed foreign currency denominated debt amount to approximately EUR 478 million.