Konstantin Vyshkovsky told Reuters that the finance ministry may sell treasury bonds, known as OFZs, denominated in the Chinese currency later this year as part of additional borrowing worth 200 billion roubles ($3.21 billion).
Russia is looking for new ways to expand budget funding as its Reserve Fund is running out and low prices for crude oil, its key exports, put pressure on the budget.
($1 = 62.2255 roubles)
(Reporting by Yelena Orekhova, Writing by Andrey Ostroukh, Editing by Christian Lowe)
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