Cambodia’s foreign reserves rise to 19.5 bln USD as of June: central bank

Cambodia’s international reserves had increased to 19.5 billion U.S. dollars as of June 2020, up 3.7 percent from 18.8 billion dollars at the end of 2019, said a National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) press release on Thursday.

International reserves include foreign currencies, gold and SDR (Special Drawing Right), which are under the NBC’s control.

Currently, the kingdom has 36.5 tons of gold, the press release said, adding that 12.4 tons have been stashed in Switzerland, 14.1 tons have been invested in the Britain’s central bank and 10 tons have been kept in Cambodia.

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