Kuala Lumpur, - Bank Negara Malaysia's (BNM) international reserves amounted to RM392.5 billion (equivalent to US$97.7 billion) as at Sept 15, 2016.

In a statement Thursday, BNM said the reserves position was sufficient to finance 8.1 months of retained imports and is 1.2 times the short-term external debt, according to Malaysia's (Bernama) News Agency.

The main components of the international reserves were foreign currency reserves (US$89.7 billion); International Monetary Fund reserves position (US$0.8 billion); Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) (US$1.1 billion); gold (US$1.5 billion); and other reserve assets (US$4.6 billion).

Source: Qatar News Agency