On October 31, 2018, the National Bank of Romania’s foreign exchange reserves stood at 32,369 million euro, compared to 31,421 million euro on September 30, 2018 according to data posted on the bank’s website.
During the month, 2,723 million euro worth of inflows were recorded representing changes in credit institutions’ foreign currency-denominated required reserves, inflows into the Ministry of Public Finance’s accounts (including the amount resulted from the Ministry of Public Finance’s Eurobond issues with a nominal value of 1,750 million euro), and other.
At the same time, 1,775 million euro worth of outflows were recorded representing changes in credit institutions’ foreign currency-denominated required reserves, interest payments and principal repayments on foreign currency public debt and other external obligations in foreign currencies (939 million euros), 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 3,580 million euro.
On October 31, 2018, Romania’s international reserves (foreign currencies and gold) stood at 35.949 billion euro, compared to 34.824 billion euro on September 30, 2018.
During November 2018, the payments due on the foreign currency-denominated public and publicly guaranteed debt amount to approximately 151 million euro.