Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units
| Latest value
||billion Indian Rupee
||Reserve Bank of India
For that indicator, we provide data for India from April 2001 to December 2022. The average value for India during that period was 18408.73 billion Indian Rupee with a minimum of 1998.17 billion Indian Rupee in April 2001 and a maximum of 48076.57 billion Indian Rupee in October 2021.
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Measure: billion Indian Rupee
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.