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Russia's National Welfare Fund Ditches US Dollar, Finance Ministry Says

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Burning dollar - Sputnik International, 1920, 06.07.2021
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it had finally brought the share of US dollar in the National Wealth Fund (NWF) to zero, and of the British pound to 5%, increasing euro and yuan shares to 39.7% and 30.4%, respectively.
"The Russian Finance Ministry reports the completion on 5 July 2021, of the conversion operations necessary to bring the actual structure of the NWF funds to the new regulatory structure", the statement says.
An employee of the Korea Exchange Bank counts one hundred U.S. dollar notes during a photo opportunity at the bank's headquarters in Seoul April 28, 2010 - Sputnik International, 1920, 03.06.2021
Russian National Wealth Fund to Decrease Share of Dollar to Zero, Finance Minister Says
The share of the euro and the Chinese yuan increased to 39.7% and to 30.4%, respectively, whereas the share of the Japanese yen was 4.7%, and the share of non-cash gold 20.2%
In June 2021, the NWF decreased by 363 billion rubles to 13.575 trillion rubles, and in dollars — by $1.8 billion to $187.6 billion, the ministry said.
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