20 Jan 2011 11:55

Russian international reserves down $3.2 bln in week

MOSCOW. Jan 20 (Interfax) - Russia's international reserves down $3.2 billion to $477.5 billion in the week to January 14, the Central Bank said on Thursday.

The reserves stood at $480.7 billion on January 7.

They consist of highly liquid financial assets at the disposal of the CB and Russian government, including foreign currency, monetary gold, special drawing rights, the reserve position at the IMF and other reserve assets.