Uzbek Central Bank publishes data on country's gold, currency reserves

Uzbekistan Materials 21 October 2021 16:54 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct.21

By Natavan Rzayeva - Trend:

Official gold and currency reserves of Uzbekistan as of October 1, 2021 amounted to $34.4 billion, compared to the beginning of the year, decreased by $490 million, Trend reports citing statistics from the Central Bank of Uzbekistan.

Gold reserves account for 61.9 percent ($21.3 billion) of reserve assets, 34.5 percent ($11.9 billion), of reserve assets are foreign currency and deposits, 3.1 percent ($1.1 billion) is special drawing rights.

Over the past month of 2021, the amount of gold in reserves increased by 0.2 million troy ounces (about 6.2 tons), and its value decreased by $ 528 million.