India: Foreign exchange reserves

(measure: billion currency units, source: Reserve Bank of India)
Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units in India, March, 2018: Data for that indicator for India are available from April 2001 to March 2018. During that period, the average value for India was 12918.27 billion currency units with a high of 27597.7 billion currency units in March 2018 and a low of 1998.17 billion currency units in April 2001. The source of the data for this indicator for India is: Reserve Bank of India. 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 currency units
Source: Reserve Bank of India
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.