During the month, the following flows were recorded:
• EUR 1,360 million worth of inflows representing changes in credit institutions’ foreign currency-denominated required reserves, inflows into the Ministry of Public Finance’s accounts, inflows into the European Commission’s account and other;
• EUR 1,841 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 steady at 103.6 tonnes. However, following the change in the international price of gold, its value amounted to EUR 5,497 million.
On 31 August 2020, Romania’s international reserves (foreign currencies and gold) stood at EUR 41,265 million, compared to EUR 41,808 million on 31 July 2020.
During September 2020, the payments due on the foreign currency-denominated public and publicly guaranteed debt amount to approximately EUR 2,171 million.
The series of indicators (available from April 2005) can be accessed in different formats (html, xls, xml and csv) in the interactive database at: http://www.bnr.ro/Interactive-database-1107.aspx.
The next press release on international reserves will be issued on 1 October 2020. See the release calendar at: http://www.bnr.ro/News-calendar-3204.aspx.
Press release archive: http://www.bnr.ro/Press-Releases---International-Reserves-4153.aspx.