Gold and foreign exchange reserves of Belarus, calculated using the standards of the International Monetary Fund, on July 1 of this year amounted to 5.52 billion dollars, decreasing by 253.9 million dollars (4.4%) over June. It is evidenced by National Bank.
And if not a governmental loan of Azerbaijan, Belarus got last month, then the reduction of gold and foreign exchange reserves would be 200 million dollars more, AFN informs.
Since the beginning of the year, the volume of Belarusian gold and foreign exchange reserves has fallen to 128.9 million dollars (2.3%) from 5.65 billion dollars at the beginning of the year.
However, borrowing on foreign markets as well as other incomes, included in gold reserves, have amounted to about 1.5 billion dollars since the beginning of the year.