Belarusian banks lost dollars

In Belarus, the outflow of funds from bank currency banks continues. Since the beginning of the year, the credit organizations of the republic could not maintain 744.9 million dollars on their accounts, they lost 27.4 million in August. As of September 1, $ 3,895 billion remained at their disposal. This is evidenced by the data of the National Bank of the widespread money.

In ruble expression, deposits since the beginning of the year increased by 178.2 million Belarusian rubles (5.2 billion rubles, 71 million dollars), up to 4.710 billion Belarusian rubles (137.5 billion rubles, 1.88 billion dollars). Thus, the influx for ruble deposits could not compensate for the loss of foreign exchange.

Wide money supply, including funds of people and enterprises in bank accounts and cash, amounted to 49.65 billion Belarusian rubles (1.43 trillion rubles). In August, this volume grew by 1.68 billion Belarusian rubles.

At the end of July, the National Bank said that the continued conclusion of the funds of the population creates a threat to the financial stability of the country. The process affects the liquidity of banks, limits their ability to lend the national economy.

For Belarus, whose public debt is almost completely nominated in foreign currency, access to it remains critically important. In this regard, on July 9, the April Decree of the President of the country Alexander Lukashenko entered into force, allowing the National Bank to apply the currency confiscation with the forced exchange of its Belarusian rubles if necessary.

Soap into this step Minsk can US sanctions against the potassium industry, which set many problems for selling a key source of currency in the country. Welcome in currency liquidity can Russia, if, for example, will buy the amount of special borrowing rights (SDR) allocated by the International Monetary Fund.

/Media reports.