Belgium - Changes in net reserves

Reserves and related items (BoP, current US$)

The latest value for Reserves and related items (BoP, current US$) in Belgium was ($1,011,782,000) as of 2016. Over the past 14 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $6,970,807,000 in 2009 and ($2,175,509,000) in 2005.

Definition: Reserves and related items is the net change in a country's holdings of international reserves resulting from transactions on the current, capital, and financial accounts. Reserve assets are those external assets that are readily available to and controlled by monetary authorities for meeting balance of payments financing needs, and include holdings of monetary gold, special drawing rights (SDRs), reserve position in the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and other reserve assets. Also included are net credit and loans from the IMF (excluding reserve position) and total exceptional financing. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
2002 ($34,985,240)
2003 ($1,725,088,000)
2004 ($723,314,200)
2005 ($2,175,509,000)
2006 $155,692,200
2007 $1,225,852,000
2008 ($1,318,095,000)
2009 $6,970,807,000
2010 $820,444,200
2011 $1,497,510,000
2012 $668,441,500
2013 ($471,687,400)
2014 ($1,355,923,000)
2015 ($1,074,833,000)
2016 ($1,011,782,000)


Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments