Gross foreign debt of Kazakhstan as of July 1, 2017 amounted to 167,890.3 million US dollars, increasing by 2.55% from 163 715 million dollars as of January 1, the MIA Kazinform reports.
According to the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the state and publicly guaranteed foreign debt of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of July 1 was 13,957.6 million dollars (8.3% of the total gross external debt), compared to $ 13,674.4 million (8.4% %) as of January 1 of this year. The external debt, not guaranteed by the state, amounted to $ 153,932.7 million (91.7%) against $ 150,040.6 million (91.6%), respectively.
At that, the share of intercompany debt in the total gross external debt as of the reporting date amounted to 63.2% (or 106 111 million dollars) against 63.7% (104,356.4 million dollars) at the beginning of this year.
The international reserves of Kazakhstan in September 2017 decreased by 1.34% in comparison with July, by 1.53% - since the beginning of the year, amounting to 89.363 billion US dollars, the IIA Kazinform reports.
According to the National Bank of Kazakhstan, the volume of Kazakhstan's gross international reserves in September decreased by 0.29% (in January-September increased by 10.22%) to $ 32.548 billion, including the volume of net international reserves decreased by 0.26% (+ 10.47%) to 32.034 billion dollars.
The volume of assets of the National Fund of the Republic of Kazakhstan amounted to 56.815 billion dollars, decreasing by 1.94% (-7.19%). The volume of assets in freely convertible currency amounted to $ 20.577 billion, showing a 0.36% decrease over the last month (from the beginning of the year - an increase of 3.34%).
The volume of assets in gold decreased by 0.18% (+ 24.48%) to 11.971 billion dollars.
Reported by the Kazakhstanskaya Pravda.