Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units in Japan, January 1960 - May 2021
For that indicator, we provide data for Japan from January 1960 to May 2021. The average value for Japan during that period was 385.02 billion U.S. Dollar with a minimum of 1.45 billion U.S. Dollar in January 1960 and a maximum of 1402.48 billion U.S. Dollar in July 2020.
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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.