On April 30, 2019, the National Bank of Romania’s foreign exchange reserves stood at EUR 33,690 million, compared to EUR 32,030 million on 31 March 2019, a release posted on the institution’s website on Thursday reads.
During the month, the following flows were recorded:
- EUR 3,522 million worth of inflows representing changes in credit institutions’ foreign currency-denominated required reserves, inflows into the Ministry of Public Finance’s accounts (including the amount resulting from the Ministry of Public Finance’s Eurobond issues with a nominal value of EUR 3,000 million), and other;
- EUR 1,862 million worth of outflows representing changes in credit institutions’ foreign currency-denominated required reserves, interest payments and principal repayments on foreign currency public debt, and other.
The gold stock remained unchanged at 103.7 tonnes. However, following the change in the international price of gold, its value amounted to EUR 3,820 million.
On April 30, 2019, Romania’s international reserves (foreign currencies and gold) stood at EUR 37,510 million, compared to EUR 35,865 million on March 31, 2019.
During May 2019, the payments due on the foreign currency-denominated public and publicly guaranteed debt amount to approximately EUR 1,186 million.