India’s Foreign Exchange Reserve

 
Forex Reserve (In US $ Million) Forex Reserve (In Rs. Crore) Export-Import Statistics
Direction of Foreign Trade Export-Import Composition Export-Import Policy (1997-2002)

Forex Reserve
(
In US$ million)

Year

Gold

Foreign Currency Assets

Total

1990-91

3,496

2,236

5,834

1991-92

3,499
(0.08)

5,631
(151.83)

9220
(58.03)

1992-93

3,380
(-3.40)

6,434
(14.26)

9832
(106.64)

1993-94

4,078
(20.65)

15,068
(134.19)

19,254
(95.82)

1994-95

4,370
(7.16)

20,809
(38.10)

25,186
(30.80)

1995-96

4,561
(4.37)

17,044
(-18.09)

21,687
(-13.89)

1996-97

4,054
(-11.11)

22,367
(31.23)

26,423
(21.83)

1997-98

3,391
(-16.35)

25,975
(16.13)

29,367
(11.14)

1998-99

2,960
(-12.71)

29,522
(13.65)

32,490
(10.63)

1999-2000

2,974
(0.47)

35,058
(18.75)

38,036
(17.06)

2000-01 P

2,725
(-8.37)

39,554
(12.82)

42,281
(11.16)

P: Provisional
Source: Reserve Bank of India

Forex Reserve
(
In Rs crore)

Year

Gold

Foreign Currency Assets

Total

1990-91

6828

4388

11416

1991-92

9039
(32.38)

14578
(232.22

23850
(108.91)

1992-93

10549
(16.70)

20140
(38.15)

30745
(28.90)

1993-94

12749
(21.28)

47287
(134.79)

60420
(96.51)

1994-95

13752
(7.48)

66006
(39.58)

79780
(32.04)

1995-96

15658
(13.850

58446
(-11.45)

74384
(-6.96)

1996-97

14557
(-7.03)

80368
(37.50)

94932
(27.62)

1997-98

13394
(-7.98)

102507
(27.54)

115905
(22.09)

1998-99

12559
(-6.2)

125412
(22.34)

138005
(19.06)

1999-2000

12973
(3.24)

152924
(21.93)

165913
(20.22)

2000-01P

12711
(-2.01)

184482
(20.63)

197204
(18.85)

P: Provisional
Crore: 10 million
Source: Reserve Bank of India