Brazil: Foreign exchange reserves

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 Brazil

Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units

 Latest value 355.03
 Reference December 2023
 Measure billion U.S. Dollar
 Data availability January 1960 - December 2023
 Average 98.78
 Min - Max 0.06 - 386.48
 Source Central Bank of Brazil
For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from January 1960 to December 2023. The average value for Brazil during that period was 98.78 billion U.S. Dollar with a minimum of 0.06 billion U.S. Dollar in July 1964 and a maximum of 386.48 billion U.S. Dollar in August 2019. Click on the following link to see the values of Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units around the world.
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Brazil - Foreign exchange reserves - recent values

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Brazil - Foreign exchange reserves - historical chart - 1960-2023
Measure: billion U.S. Dollar
Source: Central Bank of Brazil


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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.

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 Terms of trade 123.23 2021 percent
 Trade openness 39.34 2022 percent
 Exports, percent of GDP 20.05 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 384.89 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports 5.54 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 19.29 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 370.47 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 4.77 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 91.50 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities 10,286.70 2022 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -2.97 2022 percent
 Current account, in dollars -53.62 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP 0.75 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars 4.54 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 324.67 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 0.26 2022 percent
 Remittances 4,707.08 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions -1,995.82 2022 million USD
 External debt 31.11 2022 percent
 Short-term external debt 11.71 2022 percent
 Short-term debt to reserves 20.87 2022 percent
 Foreign exchange reserves 340.32 9/2023 billion
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