Jakarta. Indonesia's foreign exchange reserves rose to $128.8 billion by the end of August, Bank Indonesia, BI, said on Friday (08/09).
This is the highest figure according to Thomson Reuters data which dates back to June 2000.
The August figure was mainly supported by tax revenues, government oil and gas export proceeds, as well as auction of Bank Indonesia foreign exchange bills, said BI on a statement.
The reserves were at $127.8 billion at end-July.