External economy
The statistics provide an overview of the central bank’s (Norges Bank) international reserves and foreign currency liquidity according to the SDDS guidelines issued by the IMF.

International reserves and foreign currency liquidityMarch 2016, final figures


International reserves and foreign liquidity. NOK million
I. Official reserve assets and other foreign currency assetsMarch 2016
A. Official reserve assets NOK522 694
A. Official reserve assets USD63 194
(1) Foreign currency reserves445 391
(a) Securities421 371
of which: issuer headquartered in reporting country but located abroad0
(b) total currency and deposits with:24 019
(i) other national central banks, BIS and IMF23 849
(ii) banks headquartered in the reporting country0
of which: located abroad0
(iii) banks headquartered outside the reporting country170
of which: located in the reporting country0
(2) IMF reserved position6 816
(3) SDRs14 825
(4) Gold0
(5) Other reserve assets55 662
financial derivatives6
loan til nonbank nonrisidents0
other55 656
B. Other foreign currency assets3 722
securities not included in official reserve assets0
deposits not included in official reserve assets176
loand not included in official reserve assets0
financial derivatives not included in official reserve assets0
gold not included in official reserve assets0
other3 547
II. Predetermined short-term net drains on foreign currency assets (nominal value)March 2016
MaturityMaurity, totalMaurity 0-1 mndMaurity 1-3 mndMaurity 3-12 mnd
1.Foreign currency loans, securities, and deposits-20-20
outflows (-) - Principal0000
outflows (-) - (Interest)-20-20
inflows (+) - Principal0000
inflows (+) - Interest0000
2. Aggregate short and long positions in forwards
(a) Short positions (-)-1 800-1 80000
(b) Long positions (+)73773700
3. Other-42 956-42 95600
outflows related to repos (-)-830-83000
inflows related to reverse repos (+)0000
trade credit (-)0000
trade credit (+)0000
other accounts payable (-)-42 126-42 12600
other accounts receivable (+)0000
IV. Memo itemsMarch 2016
(a) Short term domestic currency debt indexed to the exchange rate0
(b) Financial instruments denominated in foreign currency and settled by other means (NOK)0
derivatives (forwards, futures or options contracts)0
(c) Pledged assets0
(d) Securities lent and on repo31 468
lent or repoed and included in section I-9 383
lent or repoed but not included in section I0
borrowed or acquired and included in section I0
borrowed or acquired but not included in section I40 850
(e) Financial derivative assets (net, marked to market)6
(f) Derivatives (forward, futures or options contracts) that have a residual maturity greater than one year0
aggregated short and long positions in forwards and futures in foreign currencies vis-á-vis the domestic currency (including the forward leg of currency swaps)
aggregate short and long positions of options in foreign currencies cis-á-vis the domestic currency
(2) To be disclosed at least once a year:
Currency composition of reserves504 637
currencies not in SDR basket18 057