St. Lucia - Changes in net reserves

Reserves and related items (BoP, current US$)

The latest value for Reserves and related items (BoP, current US$) in St. Lucia was ($8,807,045) as of 2016. Over the past 40 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $67,716,870 in 2014 and ($39,791,780) in 2013.

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
1976 $2,524,218
1977 $562,963
1978 $1,003,704
1979 $1,566,667
1980 ($1,460,788)
1981 ($4,299,548)
1982 $2,355,700
1983 $300,180
1984 $196,247
1985 $1,158,878
1986 $11,452,770
1987 $9,111,001
1988 $1,852,043
1989 $5,593,363
1990 $6,298,543
1991 $7,737,422
1992 ($1,943,782)
1993 $4,616,632
1994 ($3,452,030)
1995 $5,714,917
1996 ($6,284,233)
1997 $4,967,151
1998 $9,840,470
1999 $3,972,135
2000 $13,329,670
2001 $12,653,220
2002 $5,806,091
2003 $18,336,000
2004 $24,975,930
2005 ($16,597,690)
2006 $13,474,340
2007 $18,575,370
2008 ($10,880,690)
2009 $32,254,060
2010 $21,087,960
2011 ($491,884)
2012 $16,492,250
2013 ($39,791,780)
2014 $67,716,870
2015 $63,835,030
2016 ($8,807,045)

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments