MINSK. Oct 9 (Interfax) - Belarus's international reserves, as calculated by International Monetary Fund methodology, fell 10.9% year- on-year in January-September 2006 and amounted to $1.11552 billion, the National Bank of Belarus said in a statistical report.
The reserves grew 1.3% during September.
Foreign currency assets dropped 14% to $950.8 million on October 1, and monetary gold grew 6.9% to $203.1 million.
International reserve assets, according to the national definition, fell 1.5% in the nine-month period and amounted to $1.575 billion on October 1.
International reserves calculated to IMF methods grew 68.3% to $1.297 billion in 2005.