Source Pravda.Ru

Central Bank posts its capital

As of February 1, 2003, the Russian Central Bank's capital amounted to RUR339.811bn (about $10.76bn) gaining RUR116.616bn (about $3.69bn) against February 1, 2002, the department of external and public relations of the bank reported.

As of February 1, 2003, Resources at the Central Bank's accounts reached RUR RUR921.802bn (about $29.19bn). Among these resources, the government's share amounted to RUR384.581bn (about $12.18bn) advancing RUR185.240bn (about $5.87bn) as compared to February 1, 2002. Resources of non-resident credit institutions went up RUR98.365bn (about $3.11bn) to RUR377.238bn (about $11.95bn). Cash in circulation reached RUR755.189bn (about $23.91bn), climbing RUR567.542bn (about $17.97bn) as compared to February 1, 2002. Total assets/liabilities of the Central Bank grew RUR496bn (about $15.71bn) to 2.205 trillion rubles (about $69.82bn).

The bank's resources and securities in foreign currency at non-residents amounted to 1.491 trillion rubles (about $47.21bn) on February 1, 2003, which was RUR493.167bn (about $15.62bn) more than a year earlier. The Central Bank's credits and deposits reached RUR218.403bn (about $6.92bn). Out of this sum, RUR197.289bn (about $6.25bn) were allocated for servicing Russia's foreign debts. The bank's credits to resident companies amounted to RUR3.656bn (about $115.77bn). The bank's fixed assets reached RUR54.024bn (about $1.71bn) as of February 1, 2003.

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