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Date : Sep 18, 2020
Table 149 : Foreign Exchange Reserves
End of Financial Year SDRs ## Gold # Foreign Currency Assets* Reserve Tranche Position Total
₹ crore US $ Million ₹ crore US $ Million ₹ crore US $ Million ₹ crore US $ Million ₹ crore US $ Million
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
1962-63 - - 118 247 177 372 - - 295 619
1963-64 - - 118 247 188 395 - - 306 642
1964-65 - - 134 281 116 243 - - 250 524
1965-66 - - 116 243 182 383 - - 298 626
1966-67 - - 183 243 296 395 - - 479 638
1967-68 - - 183 243 356 475 - - 539 718
1968-69 - - 183 243 394 526 - - 577 769
1969-70 92 123 183 243 546 728 - - 821 1094
1970-71 112 148 183 243 438 584 - - 733 975
1971-72 194 269 183 264 480 661 - - 857 1194
1972-73 226 297 183 293 479 629 - - 888 1219
1973-74 230 296 183 293 581 736 - - 994 1325
1974-75 229 293 183 304 610 782 - - 1022 1379
1975-76 211 234 183 281 1492 1657 - - 1886 2172
1976-77 192 217 188 290 2863 3240 - - 3243 3747
1977-78 170 200 193 319 4500 5305 - - 4863 5824
1978-79 381 470 220 377 5220 6421 - - 5821 7268
1979-80 545 662 225 375 5164 6324 - - 5934 7361
1980-81 497 603 226 370 4822 5850 - - 5545 6823
1981-82 444 473 226 335 3355 3582 - - 4025 4390
1982-83 291 291 226 324 4265 4281 - - 4782 4896
1983-84 248 230 226 320 5498 5099 - - 5972 5649
1984-85 181 145 246 325 6817 5482 - - 7243 5952
1985-86 161 131 274 417 7384 5972 - - 7819 6520
1986-87 232 179 274 471 7645 5924 - - 8151 6574
1987-88 125 97 274 508 7287 5618 - - 7686 6223
1988-89 161 103 274 473 6605 4226 - - 7040 4802
1989-90 184 107 281 487 5787 3368 - - 6252 3962
1990-91 200 102 6828 3496 4388 2236 - - 11416 5834
1991-92 233 90 9039 3499 14578 5631 - - 23850 9220
1992-93 55 18 10549 3380 20140 6434 - - 30744 9832
1993-94 339 108 12794 4078 47287 15068 - - 60420 19254
1994-95 23 7 13752 4370 66005 20809 - - 79780 25186
1995-96 280 82 15658 4561 58446 17044 - - 74384 21687
1996-97 7 2 14557 4054 80368 22367 - - 94932 26423
1997-98 4 1 13394 3391 102507 25975 - - 115905 29367
1998-99 34 8 12559 2960 125412 29522 - - 138005 32490
1999-00 16 4 12973 2974 152924 35058 - - 165913 38036
2000-01 11 2 12711 2725 184482 39554 - - 197204 42281
2001-02 50 10 14868 3047 249118 51049 - - 264036 54106
2002-03 19 4 16785 3534 341476 71890 3190 672 361470 76100
2003-04 10 2 18216 4198 466215 107448 5688 1311 490129 112959
2004-05 20 5 19686 4500 593121 135571 6289 1438 619116 141514
2005-06 12 3 25674 5755 647327 145108 3374 756 676387 151622
2006-07 8 2 29573 6784 836597 191924 2044 469 868222 199179
2007-08 74 18 40124 10039 1196023 299230 1744 436 1237965 309723
2008-09 6 1 48793 9577 1230066 241426 5000 981 1283865 251985
2009-10 22596 5006 81188 17986 1149650 254685 6231 1380 1259665 279057
2010-11 20401 4569 102572 22972 1224883 274330 13158 2947 1361013 304818
2011-12 22860 4469 138250 27023 1330511 260069 14511 2836 1506130 294398
2012-13 23540 4328 139740 25692 1412630 259726 12510 2301 1588420 292046
2013-14 26830 4464 129620 21567 1660910 276359 11020 1834 1828380 304223
2014-15 24940 3985 119160 19038 1985460 317324 8080 1292 2137640 341638
2015-16 9960 1502 133430 20115 2219060 336104 16290 2456 2378740 360176
2016-17 9380 1447 128830 19869 2244940 346319 15050 2321 2398200 369955
2017-18 10020 1540 139740 21484 2597570 399442 13520 2079 2760850 424545
2018-19 10076 1457 159585 23071 2665564 385357 20657 2986 2855882 412871
2019-20 10800 1433 230527 30578 3333815 442213 27013 3583 3602155 477807
- : Negligible.
* : Foreign Currency Assets exclude investment in foreign currency denominated bonds issued by IIFC (UK), SDRs transferred by Government of India to RBI and foreign currency received under SAARC SWAP arrangement. Foreign currency assets in US dollar take into account appreciation/ depreciation of non-US currencies (such as Euro, Sterling, Yen, Australian Dollar, etc.) held in reserves. Foreign exchange holdings are converted into rupees at rupee-US dollar RBI holding rates.
# : Includes ₹ 31463 Crore(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.
Source : Reserve Bank of India

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