Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 26.7 USD bil in 2017 in Bulgaria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 12.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 26.7 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.311 USD bil in 1991. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Greece amounted to 3.10 USD bil, 40.1 USD bil in Romania, 11.1 USD bil in Serbia and 84.1 USD bil in Turkey in 2017.
Bulgaria has been ranked 47th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 5 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.