Foreign Exchange Reserves, Including Gold (Months of Imports) rose 20.7% to 7.15 months in Cambodia in 2017

Foreign Exchange Reserves, Including Gold (Months of Imports) (months)
Economy | Cambodia | May 17, 2019
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Foreign exchange reserves, including gold in terms of months of imports reached 7.15 months in 2017 in Cambodia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 20.7 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign exchange reserves, including gold in terms of months of imports in Cambodia reached an all time high of 7.15 months in 2017 and an all time low of 0.477 months in 1993. When compared to Cambodia's main peers, foreign exchange reserves, including gold in terms of months of imports in China amounted to 15.5 months, 2.08 months in Laos, 8.78 months in Thailand and 2.56 months in Vietnam in 2017.

Cambodia has been ranked 32nd within the group of 143 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves, including gold in terms of months of imports, 35 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Total reserves comprise holdings of monetary gold, special drawing rights, reserves of IMF members held by the IMF, and holdings of foreign exchange under the control of monetary authorities.

Foreign Exchange Reserves, Including Gold (Months of Imports) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Cambodia months 4.76 5.05 4.43 4.78 5.20
China months 19.1 19.1 19.5 19.0 18.0
India months 6.19 5.90 6.03 6.60 8.00
Japan months 15.2 14.2 15.0 14.2 16.8
Laos months 4.91 3.82 2.92 2.29 1.78
Malaysia months 6.92 6.96 6.67 5.67 5.51
Myanmar months 8.32 7.64 7.61 3.11 2.88
Russia months 11.6 11.5 10.3 8.52 12.4
Thailand months 7.74 7.27 6.51 6.66 7.35
USA months 2.00 2.08 1.61 1.50 1.37
Vietnam months 1.42 2.49 2.15 2.54 1.88