Malaysia's international reserves posted at $91.2 bln 2009-07-23 13:07:56   Print

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia's central bank said on Wednesday that its international reserves amounted to 91.2 U.S. billion U.S. dollars as of July 15 this year, slightly down from 91.5 billion U.S. dollars on June 30.

    The bank said that its reserves position was sufficient to finance 8.8 months of retained imports and it was 3.8 times the short-term external debt.

    The bank also said that of its total gross international reserves, foreign currency reserves were one of the main components with 84.3 billion U.S. dollars, other components included International Monetary Fund reserves position (400 million U.S dollars), Special Drawing Rights (200 million U.S. dollars), gold (400 billion U.S. dollars), and other reserve assets (5.9 billion U.S. dollars).

Editor: Fang Yang
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