China Foreign Exchange Reserves

Chinese foreign exchange reserves decreased to USD 3.19 trillion in May of 2016, down from USD 3.22 trillion in April and market expectations of USD 3.2 trillion. It is the biggest monthly fall since February, bringing reserves to the lowest level since December of 2011. Foreign Exchange Reserves in China averaged 848872.79 USD Million from 1980 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 3993212.72 USD Million in June of 2014 and a record low of 2262 USD Million in December of 1980. Foreign Exchange Reserves in China is reported by the People’s Bank of China. In China, Foreign Exchange Reserves are the foreign assets held or controlled by the country central bank. The reserves are made of gold or a specific currency. They can also be special drawing rights and marketable securities denominated in foreign currencies like treasury bills, government bonds, corporate bonds and equities and foreign currency loans. This page provides – China Foreign Exchange Reserves – actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.