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E. Official Reserve Assets at the End of Periods (7 April 2017)

2015

(in millions of US dollars)

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Official reserve assets 1,261,103 1,251,112 1,245,316 1,250,073 1,245,755 1,242,935
  Foreign currency reserves 1,199,797 1,191,601 1,187,858 1,192,407 1,188,152 1,185,861
  Securities 1,167,587 1,143,191 1,124,518 1,129,517 1,125,516 1,123,229
Deposits 32,210 48,410 63,340 62,890 62,636 62,632
IMF reserve position 11,401 10,775 9,752 9,775 9,649 9,421
SDRs 18,387 18,358 17,994 18,340 18,134 18,341
Gold 31,006 29,868 29,203 29,037 29,312 28,810
Other reserve assets 512 510 509 514 508 502
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Official reserve assets 1,242,316 1,244,150 1,248,936 1,244,211 1,233,008 1,233,214
  Foreign currency reserves 1,187,529 1,187,804 1,192,947 1,187,794 1,179,074 1,179,004
  Securities 1,124,758 1,119,146 1,114,865 1,093,953 1,076,245 1,064,227
Deposits 62,771 68,658 78,082 93,841 102,829 114,777
IMF reserve position 9,075 9,624 9,784 9,594 9,412 9,531
SDRs 18,188 18,308 18,308 18,218 17,897 18,048
Gold 27,024 27,924 27,407 28,105 26,126 26,134
Other reserve assets 500 490 490 500 499 497

2016

(in millions of US dollars)

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Official reserve assets 1,248,107 1,254,149 1,262,099 1,262,509 1,253,967 1,265,402
  Foreign currency reserves 1,192,824 1,193,683 1,201,196 1,200,407 1,193,989 1,202,686
  Securities 1,067,634 1,068,486 1,076,126 1,075,380 1,069,261 1,077,607
Deposits 125,190 125,197 125,070 125,027 124,728 125,079
IMF reserve position 8,369 12,470 12,495 12,393 12,267 12,370
SDRs 19,059 17,110 17,451 17,556 17,377 17,327
Gold 27,353 30,381 30,434 31,630 29,821 32,494
Other reserve assets 502 505 523 523 513 525
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Official reserve assets 1,264,750 1,256,053 1,260,145 1,242,792 1,219,291 1,216,903
  Foreign currency reserves 1,201,838 1,193,344 1,196,234 1,180,425 1,159,321 1,157,790
  Securities 1,076,267 1,066,903 1,068,188 1,054,462 1,031,886 1,031,902
Deposits 125,571 126,441 128,046 125,963 127,435 125,888
IMF reserve position 12,068 12,026 12,706 12,645 12,274 12,019
SDRs 17,295 17,942 18,136 17,905 18,214 18,087
Gold 33,017 32,210 32,537 31,295 28,984 28,516
Other reserve assets 532 531 532 522 498 491

2017

(in millions of US dollars)

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Official reserve assets 1,231,573 1,232,340 1,230,330
  Foreign currency reserves 1,170,803 1,170,660 1,168,909
  Securities 1,043,826 1,042,763 1,042,952
Deposits 126,977 127,897 125,957
IMF reserve position 12,201 11,979 11,936
SDRs 18,233 18,310 18,350
Gold 29,837 30,891 30,626
Other reserve assets 499 500 509
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Official reserve assets
  Foreign currency reserves
  Securities
Deposits
IMF reserve position
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Gold
Other reserve assets
(Notes)
  • 1. Coverage of this template is the monetary authorities and other central government, excluding social security.

  • 2. Current market exchange rates are used for valuation of non-US dollar denominated assets/liabilities.

  • 3. Securities and gold reflect marked to market values.

  • 4. Figures may not total due to rounding.

Source : International Bureau (https://www.mof.go.jp/english/international_policy/reference/official_reserve_assets/index.htm)


• Trend of Official Reserve Assets

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