Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units
| Latest value
||billion U.S. Dollar
||People's Bank of China
For that indicator, we provide data for China from November 1980 to October 2022. The average value for China during that period was 1234.64 billion U.S. Dollar with a minimum of 2.93 billion U.S. Dollar in March 1981 and a maximum of 4020.65 billion U.S. Dollar in June 2014.
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Measure: billion U.S. Dollar
Source: People's Bank of China
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.