Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 0.732 USD bil in 2015 in Benin, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.824 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Benin reached an all time high of 1.26 USD bil in 2008 and an all time low of 0.002 USD bil in 1984. When compared to Benin's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Burkina Faso amounted to 0.260 USD bil, 1.04 USD bil in Niger, 28.3 USD bil in Nigeria and 0.574 USD bil in Togo in 2015.
Benin has been ranked 135th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 14 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.