GROSS INTERNATIONAL RESERVES                          
  end of period                                      
  in million US dollars                                  
                                    Short-Term  
  External Debt Cover   
  Reserve  (in percent)2  
  Position in Foreign Foreign Import Original   Residual  
  GIR the Fund Gold SDRs Investments Exchange Cover 1 Maturity Maturity 3  
  (1)= (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9)  
        (2 to 6)                                  
   
  2000 Dec 15,062.82 113.44 1,972.65 1.93 12,388.35 586.46 3.48 274.12 165.13  
  2001 Dec 15,692.24 109.37 2,216.17 13.99 12,805.30 547.41 4.04 261.54 140.37  
  2002 Dec 16,364.76 118.22 3,035.85 10.21 12,732.29 468.19 3.95 294.38 148.95  
  2003 Dec 17,063.06 129.81 3,408.19 1.77 12,945.41 577.88 4.03 276.15 154.68  
  2004 Dec 16,227.91 135.33 3,112.07 1.00 12,742.09 237.42 3.55 321.60 163.03  
  2005 Dec 18,494.35 125.04 2,568.38 0.84 15,397.53 402.56 3.82 289.20 164.60  
  2006 Dec 22,966.72 131.70 2,941.30 2.33 19,611.41 279.98 4.23 458.51 251.25  
  2007 Dec 33,751.05 138.27 3,540.61 0.74 29,715.21 356.22 5.75 476.44 300.73  
   
  2008 Jan 34,809.73 139.75 3,857.71 1.06 30,511.44 299.77 5.87 491.39 310.00  
  Feb 36,287.80 141.08 4,059.50 0.08 31,756.01 331.13 6.06 512.25 333.25  
  Mar 36,624.01 144.06 3,834.39 0.08 32,274.85 370.63 6.06 550.65 330.42  
  Apr 36,355.57 142.32 3,584.75 13.37 32,228.27 386.86 5.96 546.62 339.58  
  May 36,233.12 141.97 3,795.61 12.61 31,884.16 398.77 5.89 544.78 338.37  
  Jun 36,712.28 143.20 3,962.94 12.71 32,223.58 369.85 5.87 417.33 278.42  
  Jul 36,900.99 142.08 3,904.11 12.61 32,545.36 296.83 5.74 419.47 279.68  
  Aug 36,742.72 137.61 3,568.84 11.49 32,672.28 352.50 5.63 408.39 273.99  
  Sep 36,697.45 135.55 3,848.44 11.32 32,292.70 409.44 5.57 442.19 289.98  
  Oct 35,951.58 130.46 3,516.51 10.90 31,832.29 461.42 5.48 404.00 271.01  
  Nov 36,828.16 130.03 3,808.98 10.25 32,374.42 504.48 5.70 413.85 278.14  
  Dec 37,550.82 135.02 4,357.93 10.65 32,065.86 981.36 5.96 536.36 333.16  
   
  2009 Jan 39,248.21 130.78 4,567.67 10.31 33,682.15 857.30 6.37 560.61 347.54  
  Feb 38,924.57 128.63 4,687.30 9.91 33,213.97 884.76 6.46 598.75 324.56  
  Mar 39,041.28 131.06 4,547.47 10.10 33,414.96 937.69 6.65 600.64 323.78  
  Apr 39,316.25 131.31 4,422.69 10.11 33,941.45 810.69 6.87 604.87 328.29  
  May 39,589.38 135.70 4,879.20 10.33 33,810.59 753.56 7.08 609.07 330.10  
  Jun 39,489.54 136.15 4,711.71 10.35 33,937.41 693.92 7.23 686.42 360.44  
  Jul 40,169.45 136.25 4,856.05 10.36 34,440.94 725.85 7.61 723.38 356.84  
  Aug 41,492.50 137.36 4,830.02 1,031.85 35,023.95 469.32 8.08 747.21 369.54  
  Sep 42,528.88 138.97 5,010.06 1,153.39 35,797.90 428.56 8.47 837.51 397.02  
  Oct 43,173.48 139.50 5,275.41 1,157.80 36,169.46 431.31 8.71 964.12 428.82  
  Nov 44,167.54 141.23 5,633.88 1,172.10 36,801.90 418.43 8.87 986.32 434.93  
  Dec 44,242.64 137.51 5,459.75 1,141.17 36,655.12 849.09 8.74 1,105.51 449.39  
   
  2010 Jan 45,591.72 136.32 5,399.34 1,131.35 38,129.63 795.08 9.01 1,139.22 464.13  
  Feb 45,764.36 134.43 5,579.01 1,115.56 38,628.93 306.43 9.04 1,143.54 479.86  
  Mar p 46,162.30 133.05 5,951.86 1,115.56 38,323.05 638.78 9.12 1,153.48 518.44  
                                           
   
  1 Number of months of average imports of goods and payment of services and income that can be financed by reserves.   
  Starting January 2007, figures were revised to reflect data on the fourth quarter 2009  Balance of Payments (BOP) Developments report.    
  2 Starting January 2007, figures were revised to reflect data on external debt report and debt  service burden as of 31 December 2009  
  and debt service schedule on debt outstanding as of 30 September 2009.  
  3 Refers to adequacy  of reserves to cover outstanding short-term debt based on original maturity  plus principal payments on  
  medium and long-term loans of the public and private sectors falling due in the next 12 months.    
  p Preliminary  
   
  Source:  Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas