Weekly Statistical Supplement


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Date : Feb 06, 2009
Foreign Exchange Reserves

Item

As on Jan. 30, 2009

Variation over

Week

End-March 2008

End-December 2008

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

12,18,692

248,611

1,272

990

-19,273

-61,112

-21,469

-7,357

66,703

-44,061

(a) Foreign Currency Assets

11,71,060

238,894

-1,164

589*

-24,963

-60,336

-23,730

-7,709

57,009

-44,147

(b) Gold

43,549

8,884

2,439

399

3,425

-1,155

2,439

399

7,313

-315

(c) SDRs

15

3

-59

-15

2

-21

-6

(d) Reserve Position in the IMF**

4,068

830

-3

2

2,324

394

-180

-47

2,402

407

* : 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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