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Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units in France

, January 2012 - May 2021: For that indicator, we provide data for France from January 2012 to May 2021. The average value for France during that period was 141.66 billion Euro with a minimum of 105.1 billion Euro in December 2013 and a maximum of 192.47 billion Euro in July 2020. 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 Euro
Source: Bank of France

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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