GROSS INTERNATIONAL RESERVES                               
  end of period                                      
  in million US dollars                                    
                                    Short-Term  
  External Debt Cover    
  Reserve (in percent)   
  Position in Foreign  Foreign Import  Original   Residual  
  GIR the Fund Gold SDRs Investments Exchange Cover 1 Maturity  Maturity 2  
  (1)= (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9)  
        (2 to 6)                                  
   
  2000 15,062.83 113.44 1,972.65 1.93 12,388.35 586.46 3.48 274.12 165.13  
  2001 15,692.23 109.37 2,216.17 13.99 12,805.30 547.40 4.04 261.54 140.37  
  2002 16,364.76 118.22 3,035.85 10.21 12,732.29 468.19 3.95 294.38 148.95  
  2003 17,063.06 129.81 3,408.19 1.77 12,945.40 577.89 4.03 276.15 154.68  
  2004 16,227.91 135.33 3,112.07 1.00 12,742.09 237.42 3.55 321.60 163.03  
  2005 18,494.35 125.04 2,568.38 0.84 15,397.53 402.56 3.82 289.20 164.60  
  2006 22,966.72 131.70 2,941.30 2.33 19,611.41 279.98 4.23 458.51 251.25  
  2007 33,751.05 138.27 3,540.61 0.74 29,715.21 356.22 5.75 476.44 300.73  
  2008 37,550.82 135.02 4,357.93 10.65 32,065.86 981.36 5.96 536.36 331.66  
  2009 44,242.64 137.51 5,459.75 1,141.17 36,655.12 849.09 8.67 1,105.51 503.85  
  2010 62,373.09 250.70 7,010.28 1,120.80 53,440.59 550.72 9.52 990.84 556.80  
   
  2011 Jan 63,540.53 355.79 6,581.73 1,136.74 55,032.52 433.75 9.63 1,009.38 560.62  
  Feb 63,890.17 358.32 6,970.17 1,144.87 55,107.05 309.76 9.59 1,014.94 605.42  
  Mar 65,983.39 361.16 7,080.26 1,153.93 57,002.62 385.42 9.80 973.49 598.65  
  Apr 68,488.92 369.23 7,598.61 1,179.72 59,003.18 338.18 10.07 1,010.46 620.15  
  May 68,853.52 373.60 7,589.35 1,165.17 59,398.84 326.56 10.15 1,015.84 618.19  
  Jun 68,996.11 373.53 7,616.77 1,164.93 59,478.37 362.51 10.15 964.17 601.90  
  Jul 71,883.71 456.37 7,678.79 1,163.88 62,178.26 406.41 10.56 1,004.52 630.45  
  Aug 75,940.91 459.33 7,553.15 1,171.62 66,413.99 342.82 11.14 1,061.22 688.74  
  Sep 75,174.01 447.42 7,456.76 1,136.87 65,709.58 423.38 11.08 1,051.83 683.59  
  Oct 75,831.60 449.84 7,910.99 1,143.02 65,911.09 416.66 11.19 1,061.03 688.69  
  Nov 76,206.23 444.54 8,058.09 1,129.74 66,136.67 437.19 11.28 1,066.27 690.77  
  Dec 75,302.43 472.11 8,012.75 1,117.87 65,276.16 423.54 11.21 1,073.75 695.06  
   
  2012 Jan 77,357.52 476.97 8,895.09 1,299.75 66,293.25 392.46 11.43 1,103.06 687.62  
  Feb 77,011.25 478.49 8,888.28 1,303.99 65,992.03 348.46 11.32 1,098.12 638.67  
  Mar 76,128.73 516.95 10,443.56 1,298.18 63,535.65 334.39 11.15 1,025.99 601.00  
  Apr 76,537.86 531.12 10,386.51 1,300.65 63,925.84 393.74 11.28 1,031.51 604.09  
  May 76,082.03 516.83 9,730.18 1,265.77 64,241.09 328.16 11.09 1,025.36 608.12  
  Jun 76,129.60 519.32 9,980.57 1,271.88 64,034.92 322.91 11.00 1,083.85 620.35  
  Jul 79,758.78 516.17 10,083.72 1,264.15 66,958.34 936.40 11.50 1,135.52 622.14  
  Aug 80,728.07 524.04 10,551.54 1,275.75 67,533.33 843.41 11.61 1,149.32 622.37  
  Sep 82,028.68 530.99 11,043.33 1,292.67 68,303.66 858.03 11.73 1,027.16 584.79  
  Oct 81,747.29 528.31 10,519.82 1,286.13 68,616.16 796.87 11.69 1,023.63 580.63  
  Nov 83,933.35 533.74 10,636.75 1,286.57 70,691.48 784.81 12.00 1,051.01 596.63  
  Dec 83,831.36 534.48 10,352.97 1,288.34 70,728.19 927.38 11.99 1,049.73 577.87  
   
  2013 Jan p 85,760.84 539.40 10,302.16 1,288.34 72,633.23 997.71 12.26 1,073.89 580.13  
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  1 Number of months of average imports of goods and payment of services and income that can be financed by reserves.   
  2 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