This year’s report looks more closely at the effect of inflation and the new free trade agreement among Asia-Pacific nations on parts of the SDR formula, with a focus on the renminbi’s share of central bank reserves.
What impact does the renminbi’s increased weight and the $650 billion increase in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) special drawing rights (SDR) have for the role of the Chinese currency in reserve management?
Stricken country preparing domestic debt restructuring
Analysts say the move is part of China’s ongoing efforts to diversify its vast dollar-denominated assets
At a Bank of China (Hong Kong)-sponsored forum, policy‑makers discussed geopolitical developments and China’s macroeconomic outlook as global inflation rises
Gold accumulation may herald broader concerns about dollar holdings, writes Jennifer Johnson-Calari
IMF researchers show how Ecuador created central bank money without its own currency
Will the new Asia-Pacific (Apac) economic partnership support the use of renminbi in settlement and as a reserve currency?
Bank of China (Hong Kong) assesses the prospects for renminbi-denominated assets as GDP growth slows worldwide
Bank of China (Hong Kong) comments on the case study interviews conducted by Central Banking and discusses China’s GDP growth and renminbi internationalisation, the renminbi as a financing currency and its role in cross-border settlement
Central Banking speaks to four reserve managers about investing in renminbi
Chilean governor discusses stubbornly high prices, Fed spillovers, reserve buffers, retail CBDC and unconscious bias
Arnab Das, global macro strategist at Invesco, explores the possibility of an international monetary system going back to the future, with the US less economically and geopolitically dominant
Country is “excellent candidate” for Resilience and Sustainability Facility, says IMF official
Asset revaluations boost the institution’s portfolio to almost $189 billion
Why central bank assets possess legal immunity – but not from sanctions
Purchases in 2022 reach 673 tonnes, higher than in any full year since 1967
Central bank decisions come as IMF signs preliminary deal for further $3 billion loan
De Galhau calls for mandatory climate disclosure, green capital requirements and collective ecological governance
Renminbi purchases come with possible legal risks, Central Banking’s Autumn Meetings told