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International reserves – November 2019

International reserves – November 2019

On 30 November 2019, the National Bank of Romania’s foreign exchange reserves stood at EUR 33,817 million, compared to EUR 34,908 million on 31 October 2019

During the month, the following flows were recorded:

  • EUR 1,891 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 amounts from the issuances of bonds with nominal value of EUR 671 million on the domestic market), inflows into the European Commission’s account and other;
  • EUR 2,982 million worth of outflows representing changes in credit institutions’ foreign currency-denominated required reserves, interest payments and principal repayments on foreign currency public debt (including the repayment of principal and interest payments on the Ministry of Public Finance’s EUR-denominated bond issue totalling EUR 1,573 million), 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 4,411 million.

On 30 November 2019, Romania’s international reserves (foreign currencies and gold) stood at EUR 38,228 million, compared to EUR 39,400 million on 31 October 2019.

During December 2019, the payments due on the foreign currency-denominated public and publicly guaranteed debt amount to approximately EUR 151 million.

Notes:

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.

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BANCA NATIONALA A ROMANIEI