Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 97.6 USD bil in 2017 in Algeria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 14.7 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Algeria reached an all time high of 195 USD bil in 2013 and an all time low of 0.148 USD bil in 1970. When compared to Algeria's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Libya amounted to 74.6 USD bil, 25.3 USD bil in Morocco, 57.7 USD bil in Spain and 5.86 USD bil in Tunisia in 2017.
Algeria has been ranked 19th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 8 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.