In April, Russian banks exported the maximum amount of cash dollars since the beginning of the year, but at the same time reduced the export of cash euros. This was reported by the Prime agency with reference to a study prepared by the Central Bank of Russia.
According to the regulator, during the specified period, $ 332.4 million was exported, which is 1.5 times more than in March ($ 196.7 million). This figure became the maximum since the beginning of the year: in January, $ 294.7 million was exported, and in February – $ 172.3 million.
In April, 82.2 million euros were exported in dollar terms, while in March this figure was 82.9 million. At the beginning of the year, banks exported 90.6 million, in February, slightly less – 58.4 million.
In April, the US currency was imported by 30% more than in March ($ 906.5 million against $ 697.1 million). At the same time, the import of euros has slowed down almost twice – to 483 million in dollar terms from 997.7 million in March. In January, banks imported cash euros in the amount of 312.4 million in dollar terms, and in February – 703.7 million.