The forex reserves of the National Bank of Romania (BNR) stood at 32.216 billion euros on Dec. 31, 2014, up from 31.467 billion euros on Nov. 30, 2014, according to data published on Monday by the central bank.
The amount of 2.178 billion euros was put into the Central Bank reserve in the above-mentioned period from the modification of the minimum forex reserves set up by the crediting institutions, the European Commission account money, money into the Public Finances Ministry account.
Also in December, BNR laid out 1.429 billion euros, representing changes in the foreign exchange reserve requirements of the credit institutions, the payment of instalments and interests to the forex-term public debt account and others.
The gold stock remained unchanged at 103.7 tonnes. Following the change in the international price of gold, its value amounted to 3.29 million euros.
“The international reserves of Romania (foreign currencies and gold) were standing at 35.506 billion euros as of December 31, 2014, compared with 34.638 billion euros on November 30, 2014 and 35.434 billion euros on December 31, 2013,” according to data published by BNR.
In January 2015, the payments due on public and publicly guaranteed forex denominated debt amount to nearly 1.94 billion euros, reports Agerpres.