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Balance of Payments » Reserves - Total reserves in months of imports

(months of imports)

Saudi Arabia is being the top country by total reserves in months of imports in the world. As of 2015, total reserves in months of imports in Saudi Arabia was 29.7 months of imports. The top 5 countries also includes Algeria, China, Lebanon, and Japan.

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. The gold component of these reserves is valued at year-end (December 31) London prices. Data are in current U.S. dollars.