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Date : Sep 16, 2013
Table 156 : Foreign Exchange Reserves

End of Financial Year

SDRs ##

Gold #

Foreign Currency Assets*

Reserve Tranche Position

Total

` Billion

US $ Million

` Billion

US $ Million

` Billion

US $ Million

` Billion

US $ Million

` Billion

US $ Million

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

1955-56

-

-

1.18

247

7.85

1648

-

-

9.03

1895

1956-57

-

-

1.18

247

5.63

1184

-

-

6.81

1431

1957-58

-

-

1.18

247

3.03

637

-

-

4.21

884

1958-59

-

-

1.18

247

2.61

548

-

-

3.79

795

1959-60

-

-

1.18

247

2.45

515

-

-

3.63

762

1960-61

-

-

1.18

247

1.86

390

-

-

3.04

637

1961-62

-

-

1.18

247

1.80

377

-

-

2.98

624

1962-63

-

-

1.18

247

1.77

372

-

-

2.95

619

1963-64

-

-

1.18

247

1.88

395

-

-

3.06

642

1964-65

-

-

1.34

281

1.16

243

-

-

2.50

524

1965-66

-

-

1.16

243

1.82

383

-

-

2.98

626

1966-67

-

-

1.83

243

2.96

395

-

-

4.79

638

1967-68

-

-

1.83

243

3.56

475

-

-

5.39

718

1968-69

-

-

1.83

243

3.94

526

-

-

5.77

769

1969-70

0.92

123

1.83

243

5.46

728

-

-

8.21

1094

1970-71

1.12

148

1.83

243

4.38

584

-

-

7.33

975

1971-72

1.94

269

1.83

264

4.80

661

-

-

8.57

1194

1972-73

2.26

297

1.83

293

4.79

629

-

-

8.88

1219

1973-74

2.30

296

1.83

293

5.81

736

-

-

9.94

1325

1974-75

2.29

293

1.83

304

6.10

782

-

-

10.22

1379

1975-76

2.11

234

1.83

281

14.92

1657

-

-

18.86

2172

1976-77

1.92

217

1.88

290

28.63

3240

-

-

32.43

3747

1977-78

1.70

200

1.93

319

45.00

5305

-

-

48.63

5824

1978-79

3.81

470

2.20

377

52.20

6421

-

-

58.21

7268

1979-80

5.45

662

2.25

375

51.64

6324

-

-

59.34

7361

1980-81

4.97

603

2.26

370

48.22

5850

-

-

55.45

6823

1981-82

4.44

473

2.26

335

33.55

3582

-

-

40.25

4390

1982-83

2.91

291

2.26

324

42.65

4281

-

-

47.82

4896

1983-84

2.48

230

2.26

320

54.98

5099

-

-

59.72

5649

1984-85

1.81

145

2.46

325

68.17

5482

-

-

72.43

5952

1985-86

1.61

131

2.74

417

73.84

5972

-

-

78.19

6520

1986-87

2.32

179

2.74

471

76.45

5924

-

-

81.51

6574

1987-88

1.25

97

2.74

508

72.87

5618

-

-

76.86

6223

1988-89

1.61

103

2.74

473

66.05

4226

-

-

70.40

4802

1989-90

1.84

107

2.81

487

57.87

3368

-

-

62.52

3962

1990-91

2.00

102

68.28

3496

43.88

2236

-

-

114.16

5834

1991-92

2.33

90

90.39

3499

145.78

5631

-

-

238.50

9220

1992-93

0.55

18

105.49

3380

201.40

6434

-

-

307.44

9832

1993-94

3.39

108

127.94

4078

472.87

15068

-

-

604.20

19254

1994-95

0.23

7

137.52

4370

660.05

20809

-

-

797.80

25186

1995-96

2.80

82

156.58

4561

584.46

17044

-

-

743.84

21687

1996-97

0.07

2

145.57

4054

803.68

22367

-

-

949.32

26423

1997-98

0.04

1

133.94

3391

1025.07

25975

-

-

1159.05

29367

1998-99

0.34

8

125.59

2960

1254.12

29522

-

-

1380.05

32490

1999-00

0.16

4

129.73

2974

1529.24

35058

-

-

1659.13

38036

2000-01

0.11

2

127.11

2725

1844.82

39554

-

-

1972.04

42281

2001-02

0.50

10

148.68

3047

2491.18

51049

-

-

2640.36

54106

2002-03

0.19

4

167.85

3534

3414.76

71890

31.90

672

3614.70

76100

2003-04

0.10

2

182.16

4198

4662.15

107448

56.88

1311

4901.29

112959

2004-05

0.20

5

196.86

4500

5931.21

135571

62.89

1438

6191.16

141514

2005-06

0.12

3

256.74

5755

6473.27

145108

33.74

756

6763.87

151622

2006-07

0.08

2

295.73

6784

8365.97

191924

20.44

469

8682.22

199179

2007-08

0.74

18

401.24

10039

11960.23

299230

17.44

436

12379.65

309723

2008-09

0.06

1

487.93

9577

12300.66

241426

50.00

981

12838.65

251985

2009-10

225.96

5006

811.88

17986

11496.50

254685

62.31

1380

12596.65

279057

2010-11

204.01

4569

1025.72

22972

12248.83

274330

131.58

2947

13610.13

304818

2011-12

228.60

4469

1382.50

27023

13305.11

260069

145.11

2836

15061.30

294398

2012-13

235.40

4328

1397.40

25692

14126.30

259726

125.10

2301

15884.20

292046

'-' : Negligible.
* : Foreign Currency Assets excludes US $ 250.00 million invested in foreign currency denominated bonds issued by IIFC (UK) since March 20, 2009, excludes US $ 380.00 million since September 16, 2011, US $ 550.00 million since February 27, 2012 and US $ 673 million since 30th March 2012 (as also its equivalent value in Indian Rupee).
# : Includes ` 314.63 Billion(US $ 6699 million) reflecting the purchase of 200 metric tonnes of gold from IMF on November 3, 2009.
## : Includes SDRs 3082.5 million allocated under general allocation and SDRs 214.6 million allocated under special allocation by the IMF done on August 28, 2009 and September 9, 2009, respectively.
Also see Notes on Tables.


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