Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units
| Latest value
||billion U.S. Dollar
||The Federal Reserve System of the USA
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from January 1960 to June 2022. The average value for the USA during that period was 64.16 billion U.S. Dollar with a minimum of 12.13 billion U.S. Dollar in August 1971 and a maximum of 253.22 billion U.S. Dollar in August 2021.
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Measure: billion U.S. Dollar
Source: The Federal Reserve System of the USA
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.