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27th Half Yearly Report on Management of Foreign Exchange Reserves Apr-Sep 2016

The Reserve Bank of India has today released the 27th half yearly report on management of foreign exchange reserves with reference to end-September 2016.

The latest position of foreign exchange reserve as on December 30, 2016 is as under:

US $ million
Foreign Exchange Reserves (i+ii+iii+iv)
360,296.8
i. Foreign Currency Assets (FCA)
336,582.5
ii. Gold
19,982.9
iii. Special Drawing Rights (SDR)
1,432.4
iv. Reserve Tranche Position (RTP)
2,299.0

It may be recalled that in February 2004, the Reserve Bank had started a process of compiling half yearly reports and placing them in the public domain for bringing about more transparency and enhancing the level of disclosure in relation to management of the country’s foreign exchanges reserves.



Ref: RBI Press Release : 2016-2017/1863 Date : Jan 12, 2017

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