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42. Foreign Exchange Reserves
Date : Mar 12, 2012

End of

Foreign Currency Assets*

Gold #

SDRs ##

Reserve Tranche Position in IMF

Total

`
billion

In millions of US $

`
billion

In millions of US $

In millions of SDRs

`
billion

In millions of US $

`
billion

In millions of US $

`
billion

In millions of US $

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10=
(1+3+6+8)

11=
(2+4+7+9)

2006-07

8,366

191,924

296

6,784

1

2

20

469

8,682

199,179

2007-08

11,960

299,230

401

10,039

11

1

18

17

436

12,380

309,723

2008-09

12,301

241,426

488

9,577

1

1

50

981

12,839

251,985

2009-10

11,497

254,685

812

17,986

3,297

226

5,006

62

1,380

12,597

279,057

2010-11

12,249

274,330

1,026

22,972

2,882

204

4,569

132

2,947

13,610

304,818

2009-10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April

12,127

241,487

464

9,231

1

1

49

983

12,640

251,702

May

11,891

251,456

454

9,604

1

59

1,245

12,404

262,306

June

12,163

254,093

469

9,800

1

60

1,248

12,692

265,142

July

12,552

260,631

466

9,671

1

64

1,338

13,082

271,641

August

12,770

261,247

480

9,828

3,083

236

4,828

66

1,349

13,552

277,252

September

12,700

264,373

496

10,316

3,297

251

5,224

66

1,365

13,513

281,278

October

12,527

266,768

507

10,800

3,297

246

5,242

74

1,581

13,355

284,391

November

12,233

263,191

845

18,182

3,297

247

5,309

68

1,464

13,393

288,146

December

12,071

258,583

854

18,292

3,297

241

5,169

67

1,426

13,232

283,470

January

11,888

256,362

837

18,056

3,297

238

5,124

66

1,413

13,028

280,955

February

11,742

253,991

828

17,920

3,297

234

5,053

64

1,393

12,868

278,357

March

11,497

254,685

812

17,986

3,297

226

5,006

62

1,380

12,597

279,057

2010-11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April

11,322

254,773

824

18,537

3,297

221

4,982

60

1,341

12,427

279,633

May

11,517

247,951

902

19,423

3,297

226

4,861

61

1,309

12,706

273,544

June

11,633

249,628

927

19,894

3,297

227

4,875

61

1,313

12,848

275,710

July

12,012

258,551

896

19,278

3,297

233

5,006

63

1,348

13,203

284,183

August

12,063

256,227

942

20,008

3,297

234

4,974

91

1,932

13,330

283,142

September

11,914

265,231

922

20,516

3,297

230

5,130

90

1,993

13,156

292,870

October

11,985

269,093

965

21,668

3,297

231

5,182

90

2,013

13,271

297,956

November

12,121

263,281

1,019

22,124

3,297

232

5,031

90

1,954

13,462

292,389

December

12,001

267,814

1,007

22,470

3,297

228

5,078

88

1,972

13,324

297,334

January

12,402

269,893

1,007

21,924

3,297

237

5,150

104

2,259

13,749

299,224

February

12,288

271,988

1,000

22,143

3,298

234

5,187

103

2,275

13,626

301,592

March

12,249

274,330

1,026

22,972

2,882

204

4,569

132

2,947

13,610

304,818

2011-12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April

12,517

282,037

1,056

23,790

2,882

207

4,671

134

3,013

13,914

313,511

May

12,588

279,537

1,098

24,391

2,882

208

4,613

134

2,975

14,028

311,516

June

12,676

283,458

1,103

24,668

2,883

206

4,614

133

2,975

14,119

315,715

July

12,637

286,160

1,119

25,349

2,883

204

4,609

131

2,972

14,091

319,090

August

13,163

286,034

1,303

28,319

2,884

213

4,638

138

2,991

14,818

321,982

September

13,490

275,699

1,403

28,667

2,884

220

4,504

128

2,612

15,241

311,482

October

13,786

282,087

1,314

26,896

2,884

224

4,574

130

2,653

15,453

316,210

November

14,230

272,771

1,463

28,041

2,885

234

4,476

135

2,596

16,062

307,884

December

14,006

262,933

1,418

26,620

2,885

236

4,429

144

2,706

15,804

296,688

January

12,859

258,830

1,328

26,728

2,885

222

4,475

136

2,734

14,545

292,766

January 6, 2012

13,713

259,810

1,418

26,620

2,885

233

4,414

142

2,697

15,506

293,541

January 13, 2012

13,310

258,801

1,418

26,620

2,885

227

4,409

139

2,694

15,094

292,525

January 20, 2012

13,061

259,506

1,418

26,620

2,885

223

4,426

136

2,705

14,838

293,257

January 27, 2012

12,915

260,120

1,418

26,620

2,885

222

4,463

135

2,727

14,690

293,930

February 3, 2012

12,721

259,817

1,328

26,728

2,885

219

4,474

134

2,734

14,401

293,753

February 10, 2012

12,879

259,447

1,328

26,728

2,884

222

4,475

136

2,735

14,565

293,384

– Negligible.     See ‘Notes on Tables’
* FCA excludes US $ 250.00 million (as also its equivalent value in Indian Rupee) invested in foreign currency denominated
bonds issued by IIFC (UK) since March 20, 2009 and excludes US $ 380.00 million since September 16, 2011.
# Includes ` 314.63 billion (US$ 6,699 million) reflecting the purchase of 200 metric tonnes of gold from IMF on November 3,
2009.
## Includes SDRs 3,082.5 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.


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