foreign currency reserves
plural noun

foreign money held by a government to support its own currency and pay its debts.

Also called foreign exchange reserves, international reserves

"...the Treasury says it needs the Cash to rebuild its foreign reserves which have fallen from $19 billion when the government took office to $7 billion in August" [Economist]

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