Weekly Statistical Supplement


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Date : Dec 14, 2007
Foreign Exchange Reserves

 

 

Variation over

Item

As on Dec. 7, 2007

Week

End-March 2007

End-December 2006

Year

 

Rs.
Crore

US$
Mn.

Rs.
Crore

US$
Mn.

Rs.
Crore

US$
Mn.

Rs.
Crore

US$
Mn.

Rs.
Crore

US$
Mn.

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

Total Reserves

10,78,289

273,553

–6,767

33

2,10,067

74,374

2,94,307

96,302

2,94,181

98,109

(a) Foreign Currency Assets

10,43,419

264,760

–6,746

35 *

2,06,822

72,836

2,90,681

94,573

2,90,837

96,360

(b) Gold

33,151

8,357

3,578

1,573

4,327

1,840

4,084

1,863

(c) SDRs

13

3

5

1

9

2

9

2

(d) Reserve Position
in the IMF**

1,706

433

–21

–2

–338

–36

–710

–113

–749

–116

* : Foreign currency assets expressed in US dollar terms include the effect of appreciation/depreciation of non-US
currencies (such as Euro, Sterling, Yen) held in reserves.
For details, please refer to the Current Statistics section of the RBI Bulletin.
** : Reserve Position in the International Monetary Fund (IMF), i.e., Reserve Tranche Position (RTP) which was
shown as a memo item from May 23, 2003 to March 26, 2004
has been included in the reserves from the week ended April 2, 2004 in keeping with the international best practice.


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