Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units
| Latest value
||billion U.S. Dollar
||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.
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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.