Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units in Japan, December, 2019
For that indicator, Ministry of Finance of Japan provides data for Japan from 1960 to Q4 2019. The average value for Japan during that period was 361.53 billion U.S. Dollar with a minimum of 1.45 billion U.S. Dollar in January 1960 and a maximum of 1331.58 billion U.S. Dollar in August 2019.
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Measure: billion U.S. Dollar
Source: Ministry of Finance of Japan
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.