As of May 1 broad money supply in Belarus totaled Br33.843 billion, up by 2.1% MoM. Broad money supply includes cash in circulation and account deposits of individuals and legal entities, the official website of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus declared.
In April cash in circulation (monetary aggregate M0) increased by 7.2%, to Br1.907 billion. The active ruble money supply (monetary aggregate M1), which comprises cash in circulation and transferable deposits in national currency (current account deposits in rubles, demand deposits in rubles, other accounts in rubles), went up by 2.9%, to Br5.08 billion in April. As of May 1, the money supply in national terms (monetary aggregate M2), which comprises the M1 aggregate and other deposits in national currency (fixed-term deposits, escrow deposits), amounted to Br10.71 billion, down by 0.4%.
The volume of national currency securities issued by banks (outside banking) decreased by 2.9%, to Br175.8 million in April. The ruble money supply (monetary aggregate M2*), which comprises the M1 aggregate, other deposits in national currency (fixed-term deposits, escrow deposits), money of individuals and corporations in ruble-nominated securities, amounted to Br10.886 billion as of May 1, down by 0.5%.
In April the volume of foreign currency securities issued by banks (outside banking) went up by 3.1%, to Br2.241 billion. (BelTA/Business World Magazine)