Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units in Jamaica, January 1962 - March 2021
For that indicator, we provide data for Jamaica from January 1962 to March 2021. The average value for Jamaica during that period was 1 billion U.S. Dollar with a minimum of 0.02 billion U.S. Dollar in November 1977 and a maximum of 4.25 billion U.S. Dollar in August 2017.
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Measure: billion U.S. Dollar
Source: Bank of Jamaica
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.