1993 - 2000

International reserves held by banking sector

(mil. USD)

Date Official reserves
of NBS
Foreign exchange reserves
of commercial banks1)
Foreign exchange
reserves Total
01.01.1993 775.0 490.7 1,265.7
31.12.1993 919.8 952.8 1,872.6
31.12.1994 2,306.3 1,350.5 3,656.8
31.12.1995 3,982.8 1,618.3 5,601.1
31.12.1996 3,940.9 2,335.1 6,276.0
31.12.1997 3,766.1 3,344.9 7,111.0
31.12.1998 3,407.7 3,319.8 6,727.5
31.12.1999 4,168.1 1,103.3 5,271.4
31.12.2000 4,547.6 1,657.5 6,205.1