Foreign Exchange Reserves, Including Gold (Months of Imports) rose 24.1% to 2.23 months in Belarus in 2017

Foreign Exchange Reserves, Including Gold (Months of Imports) (months)
Economy | Belarus | May 17, 2019
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Foreign exchange reserves, including gold in terms of months of imports reached 2.23 months in 2017 in Belarus, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 24.1 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign exchange reserves, including gold in terms of months of imports in Belarus reached an all time high of 2.23 months in 2017 and an all time low of 0.375 months in 1994. When compared to Belarus's main peers, foreign exchange reserves, including gold in terms of months of imports in Lithuania amounted to 1.33 months, 4.54 months in Poland, 12.5 months in Russia and 3.26 months in Ukraine in 2017.

Belarus has been ranked 112th within the group of 143 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves, including gold in terms of months of imports, 20 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
Belarus months 1.89 1.89 1.60 1.29 1.40
China months 19.1 19.1 19.5 19.0 18.0
Czech Republic months 2.78 3.21 4.00 3.67 4.90
Estonia months 0.116 0.167 0.167 0.227 0.270
Germany months 1.64 1.88 1.44 1.38 1.43
Japan months 15.2 14.2 15.0 14.2 16.8
Latvia months 3.95 4.45 4.49 1.83 2.29
Lithuania months 2.68 2.76 2.37 2.62 0.595
Poland months 4.37 5.11 4.82 4.22 4.55
Romania months 6.88 7.15 6.88 5.83 5.75
Russia months 11.6 11.5 10.3 8.52 12.4
USA months 2.00 2.08 1.61 1.50 1.37
Ukraine months 3.70 2.66 2.26 1.17 2.87