Weekly Statistical Supplement


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Date : Nov 04, 2005
Foreign Exchange Reserves

 

               
             

Variation over

     

Item

As on Oct. 28, 2005

Week

End-March2005

End-December 2004

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

6,47,758

1,43,774

3,057

678

28,642

2,260

76,080

12,596

96,710

22,596

                       

(a) Foreign Currency Assets

6,20,583

1,37,632

3,027

671*

27,462

2,061

75,117

12,468

94,951

21,981

                       

(b) Gold

20,727

4,712

1,041

212

758

130

1,378

520

                       

(c) SDRs

20

4

–1

–2

–1

–4

–1

                       

(d) Reserve Position in the IMF**

6,428

1,426

30

7

139

–12

207

–1

385

96

                       

*: 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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