Under the new sanctions, the dollar deposits of Russians will not suffer, said Siluanov

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Sharecompat in photobacteria Bank for work in the branch of Sberbank of Russia. Archival photoUnder the new sanctions, the dollar deposits of Russians will not suffer, said Siluanov© RIA Novosti / Alexei Sharecompat the image Bank

The Bank of Russia has all the resources below in case of introduction of new Western sanctions and possible because of this problems at any banks of the Russian Federation solve the problems with foreign exchange liquidity, the dollar deposits of the Russians in this case will not arise, said the first Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov.

«We have plans in case, as you say, a catastrophic scenario, if we Americans will cease to supply the dollars, we have foreign exchange reserves of the Central Bank — 460 billion dollars… if some will be sanctions against individual banks where there are dollar deposits, I can assure you that the Central Bank will always substitute a shoulder, to help from the point of view of foreign exchange liquidity. No problem, so do not even doubt, with dollar deposits will not be», — he told on air of TV channel «Russia 1».

«We should be less associated with dollars,» said Siluanov, giving to understand that in international transactions it makes sense to leave the currency, «which… we say: «We will monitor, look, we have limited the calculations.»

In this regard, he noted that the authorities of the Russian Federation has a plan for the transition to settlements in national currencies of the counterparties. «We offer to pay our partners in rubles. We, of course, first and foremost, it’s partners abroad. In other currencies — euros, yuan,» concluded the official.