Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units in South Korea, January 1960 - May 2021
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from January 1960 to May 2021. The average value for South Korea during that period was 101.56 billion U.S. Dollar with a minimum of 0.11 billion U.S. Dollar in June 1963 and a maximum of 456.5 billion U.S. Dollar in May 2021.
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Measure: billion U.S. Dollar
Source: Korean Economic Statistics System
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.