India: Foreign exchange reserves

(measure: billion Indian Rupee, source: Reserve Bank of India)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units in India, April 2001 - December 2021:

For that indicator, we provide data for India from April 2001 to December 2021. The average value for India during that period was 17085.16 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. 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 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.
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