Total reserves in months of imports - Country Ranking

Definition: 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. This item shows reserves expressed in terms of the number of months of imports of goods and services they could pay for [Reserves/(Imports/12)].

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files.

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Libya 69.98 2016
2 Saudi Arabia 27.60 2018
3 Algeria 19.36 2017
4 Switzerland 17.95 2018
5 Lebanon 17.30 2018
6 Japan 14.75 2018
7 Brazil 13.64 2018
8 China 13.41 2018
9 Iraq 12.99 2018
10 Uzbekistan 12.94 2018
11 Russia 12.85 2018
12 Afghanistan 12.19 2018
13 Syrian Arab Republic 11.66 2010
14 Israel 11.34 2018
15 Peru 11.09 2018
16 Uruguay 10.29 2018
17 Vanuatu 10.12 2018
18 Central African Republic 9.63 1994
19 Trinidad and Tobago 9.34 2018
20 Solomon Islands 9.21 2018
21 Botswana 9.02 2018
22 Czech Republic 8.54 2018
23 Macao SAR, China 8.29 2018
24 Jordan 8.19 2016
25 Tonga 7.96 2018
26 Bulgaria 7.85 2018
27 Bhutan 7.83 2018
28 Bolivia 7.78 2018
29 Thailand 7.78 2018
30 Timor-Leste 7.33 2018
31 Korea 7.18 2018
32 Argentina 7.13 2018
33 Colombia 7.11 2018
34 Croatia 7.08 2018
35 Cambodia 7.03 2018
36 India 6.90 2018
37 Philippines 6.88 2018
38 Kuwait 6.80 2018
39 Comoros 6.79 2018
40 Bosnia and Herzegovina 6.73 2018
41 Nepal 6.61 2018
42 Djibouti 6.44 2017
43 St. Kitts and Nevis 6.42 2018
44 Albania 6.37 2018
45 Iceland 6.35 2018
46 Guatemala 6.26 2018
47 Brunei 6.21 2018
48 Paraguay 6.03 2018
49 Egypt 5.95 2018
50 Hong Kong SAR, China 5.84 2018
51 Iran 5.82 1982
52 Nigeria 5.79 2018
53 Indonesia 5.66 2018
54 Bangladesh 5.65 2018
55 Tanzania 5.55 2018
56 Angola 5.41 2018
57 Mauritius 5.31 2018
58 Moldova 5.26 2018
59 Kazakhstan 5.24 2018
60 Dominica 5.21 2018
61 Singapore 5.21 2018
62 Cabo Verde 5.11 2018
63 Morocco 5.04 2018
64 Haiti 5.00 2018
65 Oman 5.00 2018
66 Malaysia 4.92 2018
67 Liberia 4.85 2018
68 South Africa 4.84 2018
69 Jamaica 4.76 2018
70 Qatar 4.70 2018
71 Serbia 4.65 2018
72 Chile 4.49 2018
73 Kyrgyz Republic 4.48 2018
74 Cameroon 4.43 2018
75 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 4.37 2018
76 Tajikistan 4.35 2018
77 Yemen 4.35 2013
78 Kenya 4.35 2017
79 Norway 4.34 2018
80 Samoa 4.34 2018
81 Turkey 4.33 2018
82 Denmark 4.30 2018
83 Rwanda 4.29 2018
84 Romania 4.27 2018
85 Papua New Guinea 4.25 2017
86 Gabon 4.25 2015
87 Mongolia 4.21 2018
88 Honduras 4.19 2018
89 Uganda 4.11 2018
90 Poland 4.08 2018
91 North Macedonia 3.97 2018
92 Madagascar 3.94 2018
93 Mexico 3.86 2018
94 Costa Rica 3.83 2018
95 Nicaragua 3.81 2018
96 Azerbaijan 3.67 2018
97 Armenia 3.67 2018
98 Venezuela 3.65 2016
99 Grenada 3.65 2018
100 Namibia 3.65 2018
101 Montenegro 3.64 2018
102 The Gambia 3.59 2018
103 Mozambique 3.53 2018
104 Sierra Leone 3.47 2018
105 Lesotho 3.42 2018
106 Guinea 3.31 2018
107 Dominican Republic 3.31 2018
108 Mauritania 3.30 2018
109 Seychelles 3.24 2018
110 Fiji 3.23 2018
111 Antigua and Barbuda 3.21 2018
112 The Bahamas 3.18 2017
113 Ukraine 3.16 2018
114 Myanmar 3.10 2018
115 Georgia 3.10 2018
116 El Salvador 2.98 2018
117 New Zealand 2.98 2018
118 St. Lucia 2.96 2018
119 Barbados 2.94 2013
120 Malawi 2.92 2018
121 Sri Lanka 2.82 2018
122 Suriname 2.75 2018
123 Ghana 2.72 2018
124 Italy 2.71 2018
125 Belize 2.68 2018
126 São Tomé and Principe 2.61 2018
127 Tunisia 2.60 2018
128 Sweden 2.55 2018
129 Vietnam 2.53 2018
130 Hungary 2.52 2018
131 Portugal 2.51 2018
132 Ethiopia 2.35 2018
133 Chad 2.27 1994
134 Latvia 2.24 2018
135 Eswatini 2.12 2018
136 Guyana 1.96 2018
137 Belarus 1.92 2018
138 Pakistan 1.92 2018
139 France 1.84 2018
140 Zambia 1.77 2018
141 United Kingdom 1.68 2018
142 Spain 1.61 2018
143 Australia 1.60 2018
144 Lithuania 1.53 2018
145 Lao PDR 1.47 2018
146 Canada 1.46 2018
147 United States 1.36 2018
148 Germany 1.33 2018
149 Congo 1.11 2016
150 Austria 1.02 2018
151 Finland 0.96 2018
152 Greece 0.96 2018
153 Ecuador 0.90 2018
154 Burundi 0.89 2018
155 Bahrain 0.88 2018
156 Eritrea 0.85 2000
157 Panama 0.71 2018
158 Belgium 0.62 2018
159 Slovak Republic 0.59 2018
160 Zimbabwe 0.51 2017
161 Netherlands 0.46 2018
162 Dem. Rep. Congo 0.41 2018
163 Malta 0.40 2018
164 Estonia 0.38 2018
165 Cyprus 0.26 2018
166 Slovenia 0.25 2018
167 Sudan 0.19 2017
168 Ireland 0.12 2018
169 Luxembourg 0.03 2018
170 Equatorial Guinea 0.01 1996

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual