Tunisia: Increase of 89.241 million dinars in the gold cash of the Central Bank in November

The gold cash of the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) increased by 89.241 million dinars (27.043 million euros) on November 30, 2020 compared to the same period of the year 2019, according to data from this issuing institution based in Tunis.

This gold bank thus rose from 555.843 million dinars on November 30, 2019 to 645.085 million dinars a year later, i.e. an increase of 16.05% in annual variation. However, compared to its level on October 31, 2020 with an achievement of 693.540 million dinars, the BCT’s gold cash flow contracted by 48.455 million dinars.

As for foreign currency assets, they stood at 22.391 billion dinars during the period under review against 19.371 billion dinars as of November 30, 2019 (+ 15.59%).

Assistance to banks linked to monetary policy operations was evaluated at 5.699 billion dinars, whereas they stood at 8.955 billion dinars on November 30, 2019. The services of the BCT inform that the securities purchased within the framework of operations open market amounted to 3.582 billion dinars against only 1.943 billion dinars.

The advance relating to subscriptions to monetary funds made by the BCT to the State fell by 115.498 million dinars, from 2.393 billion dinars at the end of November 2019 to 2.277 billion dinars a year later.

As for the equity securities portfolio of the BCT, it fell by 225,000 dinars, standing at 59.341 million dinars against 59.566 million dinars in January 2020.

Banknotes and coins in circulation in Tunisia increased from 13.371 billion dinars on November 30, 2019 to 15.571 billion dinars during the period under review (+ 16.45%).


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