The international reserves of the Russian Federation has increased by 2,4 bln.dollars

The volume of the international reserves of the Russian Federation in terms of their weekly calculation increased by 0.5% and for July 20, 2012 was amounted 507.7 billion U.S. dollars, reports the Department of the External and Public Relations of the Bank of Russia.

Meanwhile, during the last week, Russian gold and currency reserves fell by 1.2% and as for July 13, 2012 was amounted 505.3 billion U.S. dollars, its lowest level for five months. It is the lowest value after February 17, 2012.

The gold reserves of the Russian Federation have reached its peak on April 27, 2012 — 523.3 billion dollars, and their minimum in the current year was on January 13 — 497.1 billion dollars