Italy: Foreign exchange reserves

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 Italy

Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units

 Latest value 238.87
 Reference March 2024
 Measure billion Euro
 Data availability December 1999 - March 2024
 Average 110.8
 Min - Max 45.1 - 238.87
 Source Bank of Italy
For that indicator, we provide data for Italy from December 1999 to March 2024. The average value for Italy during that period was 110.8 billion Euro with a minimum of 45.1 billion Euro in December 1999 and a maximum of 238.87 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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Italy - Foreign exchange reserves - recent values

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Italy - Foreign exchange reserves - historical chart - 1999-2024
Measure: billion Euro
Source: Bank of Italy


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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 99.14 2021 percent
 Trade openness 74.78 2022 percent
 Financial openness 2.299 2021 index points
 Exports, percent of GDP 36.63 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 750.82 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports 9.94 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 38.15 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 781.90 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 3.06 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 31.23 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities -11,488.85 2022 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP 0.50 2023 percent
 Current account, in dollars -30.22 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP -1.52 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars -29.99 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 224.58 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 0.51 2022 percent
 Remittances 10,529.55 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions 10,848.32 2022 million USD
 Foreign exchange reserves 216.02 9/2023 billion
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