Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 63.6 USD bil in 2017 in Australia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 24.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Australia reached an all time high of 63.6 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.743 USD bil in 1960. When compared to Australia's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Indonesia amounted to 127 USD bil, 101 USD bil in Malaysia, 20.7 USD bil in New Zealand and 1.68 USD bil in Papua New Guinea in 2017.
Australia has been ranked 27th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 14 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.