BNM’s international reserves slip 0.48% to US$103b

07 Oct 2019 / 15:48 H.

PETALING JAYA: Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) international reserves fell 0.48% to US$103 billion (RM431.58 billion) as at September 30, 2019 from US$103.5 billion (RM433.67 billion) as at September 13, 2019.

According to a statement by the central bank, the reserve position is sufficient to finance 7.6 months of retained imports and is 1.1 time total short-term external debt.

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