U.S. Government Foreign Exchange Holdings

The spreadsheets listed in the table below contain foreign exchange balances of the U.S. Treasury and the Federal Reserve System, for each currency listed, from 1962 to 1997. The way the spreadsheets are organized is explained in data description. How the data were compiled is described there as well.

Disclaimer: These data were compiled by the authors, not by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, or the U.S. Treasury. The presentation, findings, and conclusions are solely those of the authors and not those of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, or the U.S. Treasury.

 

Links to spreadsheets
Spreadsheets are in Excel format.

Currency
SOMA
(Federal Reserve Account)
U.S. Treasury Account
Argentine peso
Austrian shilling
Belgian franc
Bolivian boliviano
Brazilian real
British pound
Canadian dollar
Costa Rican colonne
Danish crone
Ecuadorian sucre
France franc
German mark
Guyanan dollar
Honduran lempira
Hungarian florint
Italian lira
Jamaican dollar  
Japanese yen
Mexican peso
Netherlands guilder
Nigerian naira
Norwegian krone
Panamanian balboa
Peruvian sole
Philippine peso
Polish zlotys
Portuguese escudo
Romanian leis
Swedish krona
Swiss franc
Venezuelan bolivar  
Yugoslav dinar