Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units in South Africa, January 1994 - August 2021
For that indicator, we provide data for South Africa from January 1994 to August 2021. The average value for South Africa during that period was 302.03 billion South African Rand with a minimum of 7.08 billion South African Rand in June 1994 and a maximum of 982.22 billion South African Rand in July 2020.
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Measure: billion South African Rand
Source: South African Reserve Bank
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.