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Foreign Exchange (Forex) Reserves of India since 1954 till 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserve is also known as Forex Reserve.

India's forex reserve as on 6th March, 2020 stands at USD 487.24 Billion (INR 3,592,435 Crore).

Comparative Statement on Components of Forex Reserves
(Fig. in US$ in Billion)

#
Item
As on
06-Mar-2020
As on
31-Mar-2019
As on
31-Mar-2018
1
Foreign Currency Assets
451.13
385.36
399.44
2
Gold
31.00
23.07
21.48
3
Special Drawing Rights (SDRs)
1.45
1.46
1.54
4
Reserve Tranche Position (RTP)
3.66
2.98
2.08
Total
487.24
412.87
424.54





Foreign Exchange Reserves of India

Date
Total ($ Bn.)
YoY
Mar 31, 1954
1.91
0
Mar 31, 1955
1.87
-2.1%
Mar 31, 1956
1.90
1.6%
Mar 31, 1957
1.43
-24.7%
Mar 31, 1958
0.88
-38.5%
Mar 31, 1959
0.80
-9.1%
Mar 31, 1960
0.76
-5.0%
Mar 31, 1961
0.64
-15.8%
Mar 31, 1962
0.62
-3.1%
Mar 31, 1963
0.62
0.0%
Mar 31, 1964
0.64
3.2%
Mar 31, 1965
0.52
-18.8%
Mar 31, 1966
0.63
21.2%
Mar 31, 1967
0.64
1.6%
Mar 31, 1968
0.72
12.5%
Mar 31, 1969
0.77
6.9%
Mar 31, 1970
1.09
41.6%
Mar 31, 1971
0.98
-10.1%
Mar 31, 1972
1.19
21.4%
Mar 31, 1973
1.22
2.5%
Mar 31, 1974
1.33
9.0%
Mar 31, 1975
1.38
3.8%
Mar 31, 1976
2.17
57.2%
Mar 31, 1977
3.75
72.8%
Mar 31, 1978
5.82
55.2%
Mar 31, 1979
7.27
24.9%
Mar 31, 1980
7.36
1.2%
Mar 31, 1981
6.82
-7.3%
Mar 31, 1982
4.39
-35.6%
Mar 31, 1983
4.90
11.6%
Mar 31, 1984
5.65
15.3%
Mar 31, 1985
5.95
5.3%
Mar 31, 1986
6.52
9.6%
Mar 31, 1987
6.57
0.8%
Mar 31, 1988
6.22
-5.3%
Mar 31, 1989
4.80
-22.8%
Mar 31, 1990
3.96
-17.5%
Mar 31, 1991
5.83
47.2%
Mar 31, 1992
9.22
58.1%
Mar 31, 1993
9.83
6.6%
Mar 31, 1994
19.25
95.8%
Mar 31, 1995
25.19
30.9%
Mar 31, 1996
21.69
-13.9%
Mar 31, 1997
26.42
21.8%
Mar 31, 1998
29.37
11.2%
Mar 31, 1999
32.49
10.6%
Mar 31, 2000
38.04
17.1%
Mar 31, 2001
42.28
11.1%
Mar 31, 2002
54.11
28.0%
Mar 31, 2003
76.10
40.6%
Mar 31, 2004
112.96
48.4%
Mar 31, 2005
141.51
25.3%
Mar 31, 2006
151.62
7.1%
Mar 31, 2007
199.18
31.4%
Mar 31, 2008
309.72
55.5%
Mar 31, 2009
251.99
-18.6%
Mar 31, 2010
279.06
10.7%
Mar 31, 2011
304.82
9.2%
Mar 31, 2012
294.40
-3.4%
Mar 31, 2013
292.05
-0.8%
Mar 31, 2014
304.22
4.2%
Mar 31, 2015
341.64
12.3%
Mar 31, 2016
360.18
5.4%
Mar 31, 2017
369.95
2.7%
Mar 31, 2018
424.54
14.8%
Mar 31, 2019
412.87
-2.7%
Mar 6, 2020
487.24
18.0%

Source: RBI

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