7 Mar 2024 12:54

Russia's National Wealth Fund is up 336.3 bln rubles to 12.259 trln rubles in Feb, liquid part now up to 2.8% of GDP

MOSCOW. March 7 (Interfax) - The amount of money in Russia's National Wealth Fund as of March 1 was 12.259 trillion rubles (equivalent to $133.436 billion), or 6.8% of the projected 2024 GDP, the Ministry of Finance said.

The fund contained 11.922 trillion rubles (equivalent to $133.526 billion), or 6.6% of GDP, as of February 1. Thus, it increased by 336.29 billion rubles in February.

The fund's liquid assets as of March 1 totaled the equivalent of 5.045 trillion rubles, or $54.911 billion, which corresponds to 2.8% of 2024 projected GDP. Assets in the Fund reached 4.907 trillion rubles, or $54.958 billion (2.7% of GDP) a month earlier, while on January 1, they totaled 5.012 trillion rubles, or $55.88 billion (3.3% of GDP).

The National Wealth Fund has received deposits of 227.517 billion Chinese yuan, 358.0 tonnes of gold in impersonal form and 1.24 billion rubles.