Canada: Foreign exchange reserves

(measure: billion U.S. Dollar, source: Bank of Canada)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units in Canada, August, 2019: For that indicator, Bank of Canada provides data for Canada from 1960 to 2019. The average value for Canada during that period was 23.51 billion U.S. Dollar with a minumum of 1.68 billion U.S. Dollar in June 1962 and a maximum of 87.87 billion U.S. Dollar in January 2019. Click on the following link to see the values of Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units around the world.
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Measure: billion U.S. Dollar
Source: Bank of Canada

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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