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Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Transport > Maritime > Total reserves in months of imports per million

DEFINITION: Total reserves in months of imports. Total reserves comprise holdings of monetary gold, special drawing rights, reserves of IMF members held by the IMF, and holdings of foreign exchange under the control of monetary authorities. The gold component of these reserves is valued at year-end (December 31) London prices. This item shows reserves expressed in terms of the number of months of imports of goods and services they could pay for [Reserves/(Imports/12)]. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Saint Kitts and Nevis 157.48 2012
2 Dominica 59.03 2012
3 Antigua and Barbuda 32.72 2012
4 Grenada 31.01 2012
5 Aruba 30.18 2012
6 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 28.67 2012
7 Saint Lucia 19.05 2012
8 Barbados 13.78 2010
9 Belize 9.3 2012
10 Suriname 8.73 2012
11 The Bahamas 5.22 2012
12 Trinidad and Tobago 5.17 2011
13 Guyana 5.1 2012
14 Uruguay 2.94 2012
15 Bolivia 1.39 2012
16 Costa Rica 1.06 2012
17 Jamaica 1.02 2012
18 Paraguay 0.67 2012
19 El Salvador 0.534 2012
20 Nicaragua 0.49 2012
21 Peru 0.416 2012
22 Haiti 0.394 2012
23 Honduras 0.329 2012
24 Guatemala 0.267 2012
25 Chile 0.26 2012
26 Panama 0.235 2012
27 Dominican Republic 0.209 2012
28 Venezuela 0.132 2012
29 Argentina 0.129 2012
30 Colombia 0.107 2012
31 Ecuador 0.0659 2012
32 Brazil 0.0643 2012
33 Mexico 0.0381 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Transport > Maritime > Total reserves in months of imports per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Transport/Maritime/Total-reserves-in-months-of-imports-per-million

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