30 Mar 2022 17:53

Central Bank to stop disclosing data about reserve structure, info for Jan 1 to appear in annual report

MOSCOW. March 30 (Interfax) - The Central Bank of Russia will suspend the publication of foreign exchange and gold asset management report; the latest data as of January 1, 2022 will appear in its 2021 annual report, the regulator said in a statement.

But the Central Bank will, starting on March 31, resume the publication of its overall international reserves on a weekly and monthly basis.

The Central Bank has altered the format for publishing data about for and gold asset management in order to limit the effect of sanctions-related risks.

The international reserves were $643.2 billion as of February 18, 2022. The Central Bank said at the beginning of March that it would be using those data in all publications for the next three months.