World Gold and Foreign Exchange Reserves (Including Net EPU and IMF Positions)1
|Reserves (million U. S. dollars)|
and in 1953
|Reserves as Percentage of|
1953-54 Average Imports
|Dollar Latin America||1,635||66||–71||–137||1,630||46||46|
|Non-dollar Latin America||1,510||295||–95||–390||1,710||46||52|
|Continental OEEC countries||8,285||1,370||1,435||+65||11,090||37||49|
|Independent overseas sterling area countries||4,250||420||40||–380||4,710||58||64|
|Rest of world3||3,424||–330||206||+536||3,300||22||21|
Reserve data include net EPU position (i.e., difference between net credits granted to EPU and net credits received from EPU) and net IMF position (i.e., paid IMF subscriptions less IMF holdings of currency of area or countries concerned).
Excluding U.S.S.R. and Mainland China and countries associated with them.
Japan, Indonesia, and Egypt are among the countries in this group.