Bank Negara's international reserves down to US$106.1bil


KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara’s international reserves amounted to US$106.1bil as at Sept 30, down from US$106.3bil as at Sept 15.

In a statement, the central bank said the reserves level had taken into account the quarterly foreign exchange revaluation changes.

“The reserves position is sufficient to finance 5.6 months of imports of goods and services, and is 1.1 times of the total short-term external debt,” it said.

Bank Negara said the main components of the international reserves were foreign currency reserves (US$94.6bil), International Monetary Fund reserves position (US$1.3bil), special drawing rights (US$5.5bil), gold (US$2.1bil) and other reserve assets (US$2.6bil).

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