Kazakh gold/forex reserves rise to $34.8 bln in Feb

ALMATY, March 5 Mon Mar 5, 2012 6:38am EST

ALMATY, March 5 (Reuters) - Kazakhstan's net gold and foreign currency reserves rose to $34.8 billion as of Feb. 29 from $33.1 billion on Jan. 31, the central bank said on Monday.

The National Fund, replenished by windfall revenues from oil exports, totalled $47.4 billion as of Feb. 29, the bank said.

The central bank has provided the following data for its reserves since the end of 2008:

2012

Feb 29 $34.8 bln

Jan 31 $33.1 bln

2011

Dec 31 $28.8 bln

Nov 30 $31.6 bln

Oct 31 $32.1 bln

Sept 30 $31.9 bln

Aug 31 $35.5 bln

July 31 $36.4 bln

June 30 $34.2 bln

May 31 $35.5 bln

April 30 $36.4 bln

March 31 $34.6 bln

Feb 28 $32.9 bln

Jan 31 $30.6 bln

2010

Dec 31 $27.70 bln

Nov 30 $27.30 bln

Oct 31 $28.40 bln

Sept 30 $27.30 bln

Aug 31 $26.37 bln

July 31 $27.23 bln

June 30 $26.09 bln

May 31 $27.70 bln

April 30 $28.80 bln

March 31 $26.60 bln

Feb 28 $27.00 bln

Jan 31 $25.85 bln

2009

Dec 31 $22.66 bln

Nov 30 $23.27 bln

Oct 31 $20.18 bln

Sept 30 $20.04 bln

Aug 31 $19.92 bln

July 31 $19.88 bln

June 30 $18.50 bln

May 31 $19.80 bln

April 30 $19.40 bln

March 31 $18.80 bln

Feb 28 $19.60 bln

Jan 31 $18.20 bln

2008

Dec 31 $19.40 bln (Reporting by Mariya Gordeyeva; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Robin Paxton)

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