Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units
| Latest value
||billion Saudi Riyal
||Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority
For that indicator, we provide data for Saudi Arabia from January 2001 to June 2022. The average value for Saudi Arabia during that period was 1470.43 billion Saudi Riyal with a minimum of 155.3 billion Saudi Riyal in September 2002 and a maximum of 2796.94 billion Saudi Riyal in August 2014.
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Measure: billion Saudi Riyal
Source: Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority
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.