India: Foreign exchange reserves

(measure: billion currency units, source: Reserve Bank of India)
Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units in India, December, 2017: Data for that indicator for India are available from April 1999 to December 2017. During that period, the average value for India was 11153.42 billion currency units with a high of 26078.3 billion currency units in September 2017 and a low of 1150.01 billion currency units in June 1999. The source of the data for this indicator for India is: Reserve Bank of India. 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 currency units
Source: Reserve Bank of India
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.