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Foreign Exchange Reserves as of the End of October 2019

Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

PRESS RELEASE                              Release Date: November 5, 2019        

Foreign Exchange Reserves as of the End of October 2019

The foreign exchange reserves of the Republic of China amounted to US$472.48 billion as of the end of October 2019, showing an increase of US$2.99 billion from the figure recorded at the end of the previous month.

The factors responsible for the increase in the foreign exchange reserves in October 2019 are:

1. The appreciation of the euro and other reserve currencies against the US dollar. Foreign exchange reserves denominated in these currencies were worth more in terms of the base currency, the US dollar.

2. Returns from foreign exchange reserves management.

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Note: The market value of securities investment and the NTD deposits held by foreign portfolio investors at the end of October 2019 reached US$416.8 billion, equivalent to 88% of foreign exchange reserves.

 

Note: The next dissemination will be made at 16:20 on December 5, 2019;
the advance release calendar can be accessed on our website at: https://www.cbc.gov.tw/np.asp?ctNode=305&mp=1