MOSCOW, March 10 (Itar-Tass) — Russia’s foreign debt lowered in 2011 by 4.156 billion dollars and reached 35 billion 801.4 million dollars as of January 1 2012, Russia’s Finance Ministry reports.
The biggest part of the foreign debt is that in loans on debentures – 29 billion 183.4 million dollars. The debt to international financial organisations makes 2 billion 531.5 million dollars, to members of the Paris Club of creditors – 549 million dollars, to other official creditors – 1 billion 447.8 million dollars.
The debt to former countries of Comecon /Council for Mutual Economic Assistance/ is one billion 000.6 million dollars, non-regulated debt of the Former Soviet Union is 55.8 million dollars.
As of January 1, 2012, Russia’s debt in internal currency bonds is 24.4 million dollars, in state guarantees in foreign currency – one billion 008.9 million dollars.