“The volume of international reserves as of August 5 amounted to $574.8 billion,” the statement said.

It is noted that the volume for the week increased by 0.6% under the influence of positive revaluation.

Earlier it became known that the current account surplus of Russia's balance of payments in January-July this year amounted to $166.6 billion, which is 3.3 times more than the figure for the same period last year ($50.2 billion).