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Foreign Exchange Reserves as of the End of September 2019

Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

PRESS RELEASE                                Release Date:  October 4, 2019

               

Foreign Exchange Reserves as of the End of September 2019

The foreign exchange reserves of the Republic of China amounted to US$469.49 billion as of the end of September 2019, showing an increase of US$1.32 billion from the figure recorded at the end of the previous month.

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

1. Returns from foreign exchange reserves management.

2. Large and sudden capital inflows caused excessive volatility. The central bank stepped in to maintain an orderly foreign exchange market.

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Note: The market value of securities investment and the NTD deposits held by foreign portfolio investors at the end of September 2019 reached  US$381.1 billion, equivalent to 81% of foreign exchange reserves.

 

Note: The next dissemination will be made at 16:20 on November 5, 2019;

the advance release calendar can be accessed on our website at:

https://www.cbc.gov.tw/np.asp?ctNode=305&mp=1