Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units in Australia, July 1969 - May 2021
For that indicator, we provide data for Australia from July 1969 to May 2021. The average value for Australia during that period was 29.16 billion Australian Dollar with a minimum of 1.13 billion Australian Dollar in December 1969 and a maximum of 90.56 billion Australian Dollar in March 2020.
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Measure: billion Australian Dollar
Source: Reserve Bank of Australia
Definition: Foreign exchange reserves consist of foreign currency, deposits denominated in foreign
currency, Monetary Gold, Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) and Reserve position in the
International Monetary Fund (IMF). Foreign exchange reserves are held by monetary authorities
to finance trade imbalances, check the impact of foreign exchange fluctuations and address
other issues under the purview of the central bank.