Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units in Kenya, January 2015 - December 2020
For that indicator, we provide data for Kenya from January 2015 to December 2020. The average value for Kenya during that period was 8.31 billion U.S. Dollar with a minimum of 6.71 billion U.S. Dollar in September 2015 and a maximum of 10.12 billion U.S. Dollar in May 2019.
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Measure: billion U.S. Dollar
Source: Central Bank of Kenya
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.