Foreign Exchange Reserves, Excluding Gold (USD) rose 59.237094207483% to USD 33.2 bil in Egypt in 2017

Foreign Exchange Reserves, Excluding Gold (USD) (USD bil)
Economy | Egypt | May 17, 2019
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Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 33.2 USD bil in 2017 in Egypt, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 59.2 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Egypt reached an all time high of 33.6 USD bil in 2010 and an all time low of 0.029 USD bil in 1961. When compared to Egypt's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Israel amounted to 113 USD bil, 74.6 USD bil in Libya, 496 USD bil in Saudi Arabia and 0.178 USD bil in Sudan in 2017.

Egypt has been ranked 44th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 9 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

FX reserves in a strict sense are "only" the foreign currency deposits and bonds held by central banks and monetary authorities.

Foreign Exchange Reserves, Excluding Gold (USD) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Algeria USD bil 183 191 195 180 145
Chad USD bil 0.951 1.16 1.18 1.08 0.369
Egypt USD bil 14.9 11.6 13.6 12.0 13.3
Ethiopia USD bil 2.84 2.30 2.36 3.53 3.83
Iraq USD bil 60.7 68.7 76.1 62.8 50.9
Israel USD bil 74.9 75.9 81.8 86.1 90.6
Jordan USD bil 11.5 8.09 13.2 15.3 15.2 ...
Lebanon USD bil 33.7 37.2 36.7 39.5 38.8
Libya USD bil 105 118 115 89.1 73.7
Saudi Arabia USD bil 541 656 725 732 616
South Sudan USD bil ... ... 1.39 1.28 0.948 0.417 0.230 ...
Sudan USD bil 0.193 0.193 0.193 0.181 0.174
Syria USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Tunisia USD bil 7.45 8.36 7.29 7.24 7.33
United Arab Emirates USD bil 37.3 47.0 68.2 78.4 93.7
Yemen USD bil 4.45 6.07 5.28 ... ... ... ...