The forex reserves of the National Bank of Romania (BNR) decreased, in June, by 109 million euros to 30.111 billion euros, from 30.220 billion euros on May 31, 2015, the BNR informed on Wednesday.
Thus, in June 1.767 billion euros entered the BNR reserves, from altering the minimum forex reserves of credit institutions, feeding the accounts of the Ministry of Public Finance, the European Commission and other accounts. At the same time, 1.876 billion euros the left BNR accounts. This money represented payments of installments and interest in the account of the public debt denominated in foreign currency and other payments.
‘The gold reserve remained at 103.7 tonnes. In the context of international prices’ trend, its value stood at 3.511 billion euros,’ reads the BNR release.
Under these circumstances, the international reserves of Romania (foreign currencies plus gold) were worth 33.622 billion euros on June 30, 2015, compared to 33.843 billion euros on May 31, 2015.
The payments due in July 2015 in the account of the forex public debt, direct or guaranteed by the Ministry of Public Finance, total some 1.3 billion euros, reads the same release.