Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 3.52 USD bil in 2017 in Albania, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 15.5 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Albania reached an all time high of 3.52 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.147 USD bil in 1993. When compared to Albania's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Greece amounted to 3.10 USD bil, 2.51 USD bil in Macedonia and 1.08 USD bil in Montenegro in 2017.
Albania has been ranked 91st within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 10 places above 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.