Foreign Exchange Reserves

In: Emerging Markets Global Economy Interactive Maps Source: FT

2 Feb 2011

The FT created an interactive bar chart of the IMF’s COFER data on foreign currency holdings.  Watching the growth since 2006 is particularly stunning. Design wise, the dynamic resorting of the countries is an interesting variation.

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Posted at the same time was a map of China’s imports with details clickable by country. This is all part of the FT’s in depth “China Shapes the World” feature.

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