Germany: Foreign exchange reserves

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 Germany

Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units

 Latest value 312.73
 Reference March 2024
 Measure billion Euro
 Data availability December 1998 - March 2024
 Average 149.81
 Min - Max 71.34 - 312.73
 Source Deutsche Bundesbank
For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from December 1998 to March 2024. The average value for Germany during that period was 149.81 billion Euro with a minimum of 71.34 billion Euro in December 2004 and a maximum of 312.73 billion Euro in March 2024. Click on the following link to see the values of Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units around the world.
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Germany - Foreign exchange reserves - recent values

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Germany - Foreign exchange reserves - historical chart - 1998-2024
Measure: billion Euro
Source: Deutsche Bundesbank


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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 98.83 2021 percent
 Trade openness 99.88 2022 percent
 Financial openness 2.299 2021 index points
 Exports, percent of GDP 50.92 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 2,078.95 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports 3.31 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 48.96 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 1,998.63 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 1.16 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 47.37 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities -9,552.63 2022 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP 5.90 2023 percent
 Current account, in dollars 172.46 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP 1.97 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars 87.29 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 293.91 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 0.47 2022 percent
 Remittances 19,288.42 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions 90,730.64 2022 million USD
 Foreign exchange reserves 282.49 9/2023 billion
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