Nepal Foreign Exchange Reserves

2002 - 2022 | Monthly | USD mn | Nepal Rastra Bank

Key information about Nepal Foreign Exchange Reserves

  • Nepal Foreign Exchange Reserves was measured at 8.3 USD bn in Jul 2022, compared with 8.3 USD bn in the previous month
  • Nepal Foreign Exchange Reserves: USD mn data is updated monthly, available from Jan 2002 to Jul 2022
  • The data reached an all-time high of 11.3 USD bn in Jan 2021 and a record low of 983.5 USD mn in Nov 2002

Nepal Rastra Bank provides monthly Foreign Exchange Reserves in USD. The Nepalese calendar begins approximately on 16th of the previous month and ends on 15th of the reference month.


Further information about Nepal Foreign Exchange Reserves
  • In the latest reports, Nepal Foreign Exchange Reserves equaled 6.5 Months of Import in Jun 2022.
  • Its Money Supply M2 increased 43.1 USD bn YoY in Jul 2022.
  • Nepal Domestic Credit reached 44.4 USD bn in Jul 2022, representing an increased of 17.9 % YoY.
  • The country's Non Performing Loans Ratio stood at 2.5 % in Jul 2015, compared with the ratio of 3.0 % in the previous year.

View Nepal's Foreign Exchange Reserves from Jan 2002 to Jul 2022 in the chart:

Nepal Foreign Exchange Reserves

What was Nepal's Foreign Exchange Reserves in Jul 2022?

Nepal Foreign Exchange Reserves was measured at 8.3 USD bn in Jul 2022, compared with 8.3 USD bn in the previous month See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
8,284.8 Jul 2022 8,284.3 Jun 2022 983.5 Nov 2002 11,278.3 Jan 2021 USD mn monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022

Foreign Exchange Reserves by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 4,623.6 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1993 - Jul 2022
Algeria (USD mn) 46,461.6 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1968 - Jul 2022
Argentina (USD mn) 32,375.6 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Jun 2022
Armenia (USD mn) 3,521.8 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1993 - Jul 2022
Australia (USD mn) 35,734.6 Aug 2022 monthly Jul 1969 - Aug 2022
Austria (USD mn) 8,470.7 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2022
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 8,037.7 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1992 - Jul 2022
Bahrain (USD mn) 3,341.0 Apr 2022 monthly Oct 1965 - Apr 2022
Bangladesh (USD mn) 35,271.9 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1972 - Aug 2022
Belarus (USD mn) 2,998.8 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Jun 2022
Belgium (USD mn) 10,900.0 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Aug 2022
Bolivia (USD mn) 1,311.9 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jul 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 8,322.1 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 1997 - Jul 2022
Botswana (USD mn) 5,165.9 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Apr 2021
Brazil (USD mn) 310,102.3 Aug 2022 monthly Nov 2000 - Aug 2022
Brunei (USD mn) 3,181.1 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Oct 2021
Bulgaria (USD mn) 29,937.7 Aug 2022 monthly Sep 2003 - Aug 2022
Cambodia (USD mn) 16,203.0 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1993 - Jun 2022
Canada (USD mn) 80,964.0 Aug 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - Aug 2022
Chile (USD mn) 40,423.4 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Aug 2022
China (USD mn) 3,054,881.0 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Aug 2022
Colombia (USD mn) 52,499.7 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Jul 2022
Croatia (USD mn) 24,688.5 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1992 - Aug 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) 182.9 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Aug 2022
Czech Republic (USD mn) 137,726.2 Aug 2022 monthly Mar 2000 - Aug 2022
Denmark (USD mn) 62,840.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Ecuador (USD mn) 7,099.9 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Aug 2022
Egypt (USD mn) 24,004.7 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Aug 2022
Estonia (USD mn) 1,607.0 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Aug 2022
European Union (USD mn) 308,311.6 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Jul 2022
Finland (USD mn) 7,553.8 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Aug 2022
France (USD mn) 52,205.2 Aug 2022 monthly Feb 2004 - Aug 2022
Georgia (USD mn) 3,799.1 Aug 2022 monthly Oct 1995 - Aug 2022
Germany (USD mn) 36,687.9 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2022
Ghana (USD mn) 5,867.6 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1965 - Jun 2022
Greece (USD mn) 2,986.3 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Aug 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 441,712.0 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Jul 2022
Hungary (USD mn) 28,409.6 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Aug 2022
Iceland (USD mn) 5,715.5 Jul 2022 monthly Oct 2000 - Jul 2022
India (USD mn) 498,087.0 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 1989 - Aug 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 119,557.1 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Aug 2022
Ireland (USD mn) 5,546.2 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Aug 2022
Israel (USD mn) 187,823.6 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Aug 2022
Italy (USD mn) 47,408.6 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Aug 2022
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 0.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1962 - Jul 2022
Japan (USD mn) 1,176,896.0 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Aug 2022
Jordan (USD mn) 12,990.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1958 - Jun 2022
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 9,595.4 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Jul 2022
Kenya (USD mn) 8,787.7 May 2022 monthly Dec 2000 - May 2022
South Korea (USD mn) 412,848.8 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Aug 2022
Kosovo (USD mn) 1,152.1 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 2000 - Jul 2022
Kuwait (USD mn) 41,676.7 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1964 - Jul 2022
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) 1,586.8 Aug 2022 monthly Jul 1995 - Aug 2022
Laos (USD mn) 1,290.1 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1988 - Mar 2022
Latvia (USD mn) 3,815.6 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Aug 2022
Lebanon (USD mn) 16,927.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jun 1990 - Mar 2022
Lithuania (USD mn) 4,291.3 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 1993 - Jul 2022
Luxembourg (USD mn) 190.2 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Aug 2022
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 26,335.5 Aug 2022 monthly Jun 1984 - Aug 2022
North Macedonia (USD mn) 2,926.4 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1993 - Aug 2022
Malawi (USD mn) 413.8 Oct 2021 monthly Jun 1965 - Oct 2021
Malaysia (USD mn) 98,900.0 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Aug 2022
Malta (USD mn) 732.2 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1960 - Aug 2022
Mauritius (USD mn) 5,955.7 Jul 2022 monthly Mar 1960 - Jul 2022
Mexico (USD mn) 177,581.7 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Moldova (USD mn) 4,181.9 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Aug 2022
Mongolia (USD mn) 2,563.9 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1992 - Jun 2022
Montenegro (USD mn) 1,661.8 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Jul 2022
Morocco (USD mn) 28,713.2 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Jul 2022
Mozambique (USD mn) 3,009.6 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 1984 - Jun 2022
Myanmar (USD mn) 7,704.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1950 - Mar 2021
Nepal (USD mn) 8,284.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Netherlands (USD mn) 5,938.3 Aug 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - Aug 2022
New Zealand (USD mn) 10,008.3 Jul 2022 monthly Sep 2005 - Jul 2022
Nigeria (USD mn) 39,024.9 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1960 - Aug 2022
Norway (USD mn) 68,751.9 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Aug 2022
Oman (USD mn) 15,510.0 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 1970 - Jun 2022
Pakistan (USD mn) 9,071.2 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1959 - Jul 2022
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) 603.0 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Aug 2022
Panama (USD mn) 7,651.6 Sep 2021 monthly Oct 1969 - Sep 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) 8,442.3 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Aug 2022
Peru (USD mn) 69,435.0 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Aug 2022
Philippines (USD mn) 84,503.9 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1960 - Aug 2022
Poland (USD mn) 135,376.1 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Aug 2022
Portugal (USD mn) 3,575.9 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Apr 2022
Qatar (USD mn) 37,471.9 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1966 - Jun 2022
Romania (USD mn) 40,012.3 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 2005 - Jul 2022
Russia (USD mn) 468,631.0 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 1996 - Jan 2022
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 439,459.4 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Serbia (USD mn) 13,058.4 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Jul 2022
Singapore (USD mn) 280,132.8 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Aug 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) 6,127.0 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Aug 2022
Slovenia (USD mn) 786.1 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Aug 2022
South Africa (USD mn) 45,699.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Spain (USD mn) 53,716.7 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1987 - Aug 2022
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 1,619.7 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Aug 2022
Sudan (USD mn) 0.0 Dec 2017 monthly Jul 1960 - Dec 2017
Sweden (USD mn) 42,827.0 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Switzerland (USD mn) 887,071.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - Jul 2022
Syria (USD mn) 16,221.1 Jun 2011 monthly Dec 1950 - Jun 2011

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -10.0 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -612.885 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2017 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 412.623 Jun 2019 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 19.1 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
National Government Debt (USD mn) 9,555.9 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 27.2 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Forecast: Government Expenditure (NPR bn) 2,351.076 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (NPR bn) 4,347.674 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (NPR bn) 2,117.893 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Government Debt: External (NPR mn) 594,926.200 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Government Domestic Debt: Annual: Bonds & Treasury Bills (NPR mn) 800,320.067 2021 yearly 1986 - 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 0.000 yearly -
Trade Balance (USD mn) -1,134.5 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 1974 - Jul 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 112.6 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) -28.6 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 2004 - Jul 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 3,105.025 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 15,669.150 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,734.145 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,247.1 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 0.5 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 2004 - Jul 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 279,262.042 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 102,823.325 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 11.005 Jun 2022 monthly Sep 1983 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 56.018 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Jun 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.520 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2013 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 139.628 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2013 - Jun 2022
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: Other Countries (NPR mn) 4,803.283 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2022
Trade Balance: Custom Basis (NPR mn) -143,031.310 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2022
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: Other Countries (NPR mn) 37,403.922 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2022
Imports: cif: Custom Basis (NPR mn) 157,225.254 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2022
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: India (NPR mn) 105,676.531 Jun 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jun 2022
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: India (NPR mn) 9,320.982 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: China (NPR mn) 69.678 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 2013 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: Custom Basis (NPR mn) 12,488.806 Jun 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jun 2022
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: China (NPR mn) 20,572.274 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 2013 - Jul 2022
Exports: Food & Live Animals (NPR mn) 2,662.045 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Exports: Manufactured Goods Classified by Materials (NPR mn) 4,633.295 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Exports: Miscellaneous Manufactures Articles (NPR mn) 1,214.696 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Exports: Chemicals (NPR mn) 516.164 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Exports: Crude Materials Inedible: Except Fuel (NPR mn) 272.059 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Imports: Machinery & Transport Equipments (NPR mn) 29,386.532 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Imports: Food & Live Animals (NPR mn) 16,476.964 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Imports: Manufactured Goods Classified by Materials (NPR mn) 31,571.152 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Imports: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants & Related Minerals (NPR mn) 39,747.869 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Imports: Chemicals (NPR mn) 20,204.678 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -890.1 Jul 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jul 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -12.8 2022 yearly 2001 - 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 16.5 Jul 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jul 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 2022 yearly 2001 - 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 8,896.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 17.3 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 360.5 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.400 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 473.020 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2012 - Jun 2021
NP: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2020
NP: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2020
NP: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2020
BoP: Net Error & Omissions (NPR mn) 67,344.232 Apr 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Apr 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.5 2015 yearly 2003 - 2015
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 267.883 2015 yearly 2003 - 2015
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 7,418.147 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 43,074.883 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
M2 Growth (%) 6.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.0 Aug 2022 monthly Jul 2003 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 8,284.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.000 Aug 2022 monthly Jul 2003 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.5 Jun 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jun 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 469.777 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1957 - Jul 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 32,956.862 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.6 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 44,624.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 17.9 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 0.200 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) -100.00 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 80.14 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Monetary Survey: Broad Money M2 (NPR mn) 5,505,400.808 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Monetary Survey: Domestic Credits (DO) (NPR mn) 5,571,777.595 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2022
Monetary Survey: Narrow Money M1 (NPR mn) 951,828.631 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Commercial Banks: Loans & Advances (NPR mn) 1,945,068.90 Jan 2018 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2018
CB: NPL (NPR mn) 27,174.060 2015 yearly 2003 - 2015

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