Weekly Statistical Supplement


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Date : Mar 21, 2008
Foreign Exchange Reserves

As on Mar. 14, 2008

Variation over

Week

End-March 2007

End-December 2007

Year

Item

Rs. Crore

US$ Mn.

Rs. Crore

US$ Mn.

Rs. Crore

US$ Mn.

Rs. Crore

US$ Mn.

Rs. Crore

Rs. Crore

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

Total Reserves

12,39,234

306,488

9,892

3,028

3,71,012

107,309

1,54,214

31,172

3,73,594

110,531

(a) Foreign Currency Assets

11,99,324

296,496

9,886

3,025

3,62,727

104,572

1,48,839

29,943

3,66,265

107,893

(b) Gold

38,154

9,558

8,581

2,774

5,335

1,230

7,655

2,675

(c) SDRs

1

-7

-2

-12

-3

-7

-2

(d) Reserve Position in the IMF**

1,755

434

6

3

-289

-35

52

2

-319

-35

* : 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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