El Salvador: Foreign exchange reserves

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 El Salvador

Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units

 Latest value 2.92
 Reference March 2024
 Measure billion U.S. Dollar
 Data availability January 1960 - March 2024
 Average 1.26
 Min - Max 0.02 - 5.46
 Source Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador
For that indicator, we provide data for El Salvador from January 1960 to March 2024. The average value for El Salvador during that period was 1.26 billion U.S. Dollar with a minimum of 0.02 billion U.S. Dollar in June 1961 and a maximum of 5.46 billion U.S. Dollar in October 2019. Click on the following link to see the values of Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units around the world.
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El Salvador - Foreign exchange reserves - recent values

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El Salvador - Foreign exchange reserves - historical chart - 1960-2024
Measure: billion U.S. Dollar
Source: Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador


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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.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Terms of trade 95.85 2021 percent
 Trade openness 86.80 2022 percent
 Financial openness 1.034 2021 index points
 Exports, percent of GDP 31.18 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 10.13 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports 10.17 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 55.62 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 18.07 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 0.00 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 0.00 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities 0.00 2022 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -6.61 2022 percent
 Current account, in dollars -2.15 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP -24.44 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars -7.94 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 3.43 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 23.68 2022 percent
 Remittances 7,692.82 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions 797.89 2022 million USD
 External debt 69.56 2022 percent
 Short-term external debt 11.12 2022 percent
 Short-term debt to reserves 65.91 2021 percent
 Foreign exchange reserves 2.73 9/2023 billion
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