The external debt of the Russian Federation grew to $538.9 bln as of January 1, 2012 from $482.98 bln as of January 1, 2011, preliminary CBR data showed.
Thus, the country’s external debt rose $50 blnaccording to the latest figures, released by the Central Bank of Russia.
The federal government debt dropped to $33.5 bln from $ 34.52bln in 2010. Real sector of economy rose their debt by $ 31.5 bln to a total of $ 329.6 bln. Monetary authorities own $ 11.65bln.
Last year banks’ debts rose by 12% or $ 20 bln to make $ 164 bln.
Author: Irina Fomina