MINSK, June 15 Individual deposits in
Belarussian banks fell in May, central bank data showed on
Rouble deposits fell to 9.2 trillion roubles -- $1.8 billion
at current exchange rates -- as of June 1 from 10.1 trillion
roubles on May 1. Foreign currency deposits shrank to $3.7
billion from $4.2 billion.
Belarus devalued its rouble by 36 percent on May 24 in an
attempt to plug a large current account deficit that has drained
a quarter of its foreign currency reserves this year.
($1 = 4,978 Belarussian roubles)
(Reporting by Andrei Makhovsky; Writing by Olzhas Auyezov;
Editing by John Stonestreet)