Release at 8:15 a.m. EST
Ottawa, November 3, 2006
Official International Reserves
The Department of Finance announced today that Canadaâ€™s official international reserves decreased by an amount equivalent to US$374 million during October to US$35,643 million.
Details on the level and composition of Canadaâ€™s reserves as of October 31, 2006, as well as the major factors underlying the change in reserves, are provided below. All figures are in millions of US dollars unless otherwise noted.