Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 32.8 USD bil in 2017 in Bangladesh, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.38 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Bangladesh reached an all time high of 32.8 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.138 USD bil in 1974. When compared to Bangladesh's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Bhutan amounted to 1.21 USD bil, 3,159 USD bil in China, 389 USD bil in India and 4.91 USD bil in Myanmar in 2017.
Bangladesh has been ranked 45th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 30 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.