GROSS INTERNATIONAL RESERVES                                 
  end of period                                      
  in million US dollars                                    
                                    Short-Term  
   External Debt Cover    
  Reserve (in percent)4   
  Position in Foreign  Foreign Import  Original   Residual  
  GIR the Fund Gold SDRs Investments Exchange Cover 1 Maturity 2 Maturity 3  
  (1)= (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9)  
        (2 to 6)                                  
   
  2000 Dec 15,062.8 113.4 1,972.7 1.9 12,388.4 586.5 3.5 274.1 165.1  
  2001 Dec 15,692.2 109.4 2,216.2 14.0 12,805.3 547.4 4.0 261.5 140.4  
  2002 Dec 16,364.8 118.2 3,035.9 10.2 12,732.3 468.2 3.9 294.4 148.9  
  2003 Dec 17,063.1 129.8 3,408.2 1.8 12,945.4 577.9 4.0 276.1 154.7  
  2004 Dec 16,227.9 135.3 3,112.1 1.0 12,742.1 237.4 3.6 321.6 163.0  
  2005 Dec 18,494.4 125.0 2,568.4 0.8 15,397.5 402.6 4.6 199.3 131.0  
  2006 Dec 22,966.7 131.7 2,941.3 2.3 19,611.4 280.0 5.1 305.5 197.1  
  2007 Dec 33,751.1 138.3 3,540.6 0.7 29,715.2 356.2 6.7 344.3 242.1  
  2008 Dec 37,550.8 135.0 4,357.9 10.6 32,065.9 981.4 6.4 380.4 264.6  
  2009 Dec 44,242.6 137.5 5,459.7 1,141.2 36,655.1 849.1 9.2 681.7 392.6  
  2010 Dec 62,373.1 250.7 7,010.3 1,120.8 53,440.6 550.7 10.4 593.4 403.3  
  2011 Dec 75,302.4 472.1 8,012.7 1,117.9 65,276.2 423.5 11.6 624.9 482.5  
  2012 Dec 83,831.4 534.5 10,353.0 1,288.3 70,728.2 927.4 11.5 509.6 397.9  
  2013 Dec 83,187.0 594.0 7,498.4 1,302.8 72,936.3 855.6 11.6 492.0 406.2  
  2014 Dec 79,540.6 570.6 7,483.6 1,226.1 69,960.1 300.2 9.9 489.5 413.3  
  2015 80,666.9 438.6 6,702.9 1,172.9 71,739.4 613.0 9.9 534.3 409.5  
   
  2016 Jan 80,692.4 437.0 7,040.8 1,168.5 71,220.2 825.9 9.8 534.6 408.7  
  Feb 81,877.6 417.8 7,815.6 1,169.2 71,032.0 1,443.0 10.0 541.6 411.3  
  Mar 82,977.0 423.6 7,764.9 1,192.5 71,379.1 2,217.0 10.0 579.7 434.8  
  Apr 83,736.3 424.3 8,152.8 1,199.7 71,711.5 2,247.9 10.0 595.1 449.4  
  May 82,927.2 419.9 7,672.2 1,187.5 71,684.2 1,963.3 9.7 583.9 442.1  
  June 85,284.3 449.2 8,336.1 1,184.1 73,295.2 2,019.8 9.8 586.6 445.2  
  July 85,506.2 447.5 8,505.4 1,179.4 73,294.3 2,079.6 9.8 603.1 453.2  
  Aug 85,792.0 447.9 8,261.3 1,180.3 73,930.0 1,972.4 9.8 616.6 452.2  
  Sep 86,139.1 458.5 8,307.0 1,181.5 73,850.0 2,342.1 9.7 611.4 450.8  
  Oct 85,105.8 452.5 8,129.0 1,166.2 71,630.9 3,727.2 9.6 606.9 453.5  
  Nov 81,451.1 444.6 7,402.1 1,146.0 68,934.4 3,523.9 9.0 580.2 420.9  
  Dec 80,691.8 441.6 7,259.1 1,138.0 68,290.0 3,563.1 8.8 555.5 409.1  
   
  2017 Jan 81,376.4 446.3 7,641.9 1,150.3 68,365.8 3,772.1 8.8 529.8 395.9  
  Feb 81,436.1 444.7 7,859.1 1,146.4 68,202.6 3,783.4 8.7 534.0 401.8  
  Mar 80,893.8 445.7 7,887.9 1,148.9 67,676.7 3,734.7 8.6 537.1 402.3  
  Apr 82,015.3 448.4 7,933.0 1,159.5 68,880.1 3,594.3 8.7 562.2 384.3  
  May 82,176.5 453.3 8,001.3 1,172.5 68,911.9 3,637.6 8.6 559.4 383.2  
  Jun 81,321.2 452.8 7,835.3 1,178.5 68,159.8 3,694.8 8.5 558.9 376.7  
  Jul 81,065.3 453.2 8,003.3 1,192.3 67,149.7 4,266.7 8.5 544.5 367.1  
  Aug 81,725.4 449.2 8,431.1 1,201.1 67,086.0 4,558.0 8.6 548.9 367.2  
  Sep 80,962.2 448.0 8,064.9 1,197.6 65,371.4 5,880.4 8.5 543.8 357.7  
  Oct p 80,615.7 445.0 8,064.8 1,197.6 65,367.1 5,541.2 8.4 541.4 360.2  
                                           
  1 Number of months of average imports of goods and payment of services and primary income that can be financed by reserves. Starting 2005,  
  figures were revised to reflect data based on BPM6 concept.  
  2 Based on latest available outstanding short-term external debt.   
  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. Figures reflect data based on debt service schedule based on outstanding debt as of 31 December 2016; outstanding external debt as of 30 June 2017; debt service burden and outstanding short-term loan of non-banks as of 31 July 2017.
  4 Starting December 2005, outstanding annual short-term debt were revised to reflect the new reporting framework in line with international standards under the latest External Debt Statistics Guide and International Monetary Fund's Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, 6th Edition.
  p Preliminary  
  Details may not add up to total due to rounding.  
   
  Source:  Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas