United Kingdom: Foreign exchange reserves

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 United Kingdom

Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units

 Latest value 208.8
 Reference July 2022
 Measure billion U.S. Dollar
 Source Bank of England

For that indicator, we provide data for the United Kingdom from July 1999 to July 2022. The average value for the United Kingdom during that period was 119.27 billion U.S. Dollar with a minimum of 42.13 billion U.S. Dollar in August 1999 and a maximum of 239.19 billion U.S. Dollar in December 2021. Click on the following link to see the values of Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units around the world.
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Measure: billion U.S. Dollar
Source: Bank of England



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.
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