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Afghanistan Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account

Afghanistan AF: BOP: Reserves and Related Items

1979 - 2017 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

Afghanistan’s AF: BOP: Reserves and Related Items data was reported at 580.061 USD mn in Dec 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 555.460 USD mn for Dec 2016. Afghanistan’s AF: BOP: Reserves and Related Items data is updated yearly, averaging 26.013 USD mn from Dec 1979 to 2017, with 21 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 1.056 USD bn in 2011 and a record low of -259.018 USD mn in 2015. Afghanistan’s AF: BOP: Reserves and Related Items data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Afghanistan – Table AF.World Bank: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Reserves and related items is the net change in a country's holdings of international reserves resulting from transactions on the current, capital, and financial accounts. Reserve assets are those external assets that are readily available to and controlled by monetary authorities for meeting balance of payments financing needs, and include holdings of monetary gold, special drawing rights (SDRs), reserve position in the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and other reserve assets. Also included are net credit and loans from the IMF (excluding reserve position) and total exceptional financing. Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.; ; Note: Data are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6) and are only available from 2005 onwards. In BPM6, the headings of the financial account have been changed from credits and debits to net acquisition of financial assets and net incurrence of liabilities; i.e., all changes due to credit and debit entries are recorded on a net basis separately for financial assets and liabilities. Financial account balances are calculated as the change in assets minus the change in liabilities; signs are reversed from previous editions.

Last

580.061

2017
Previous

555.460

2016
Min

-259.018

2015
Max

1,055.621

2011
Unit

USD mn

Frequency

yearly

Range

1979 - 2017

Updated on 29 Jun 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

580.061

2017

555.460

2016

-259.018

2015

1,055.621

2011

USD mn

yearly

1979 - 2017

Updated on 29 Jun 2018

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Afghanistan AF: BOP: Reserves and Related Items

Series Details
Series ID

257647302

Name

Afghanistan AF: BOP: Reserves and Related Items

Country

Afghanistan

Frequency

Yearly

Unit

USD mn

Status

Active

Source

World Bank

First Date

1979

Last Date

2017

Last Updated

29 Jun 2018

Statistics
Mean

282.405

Variance

172,315.244

Standard deviation

415.109

Skewness

0.739

Kurtosis

-0.947

Coefficient variation

1.470

Median

26.013

Max
2011

1,055.621

Min
2015

-259.018

Previous observation
2016

555.460

Last observation
2017

580.061

Number of Observations

21

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