Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 3.20 USD bil in 2017 in Cameroon, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 43.6 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Cameroon reached an all time high of 3.68 USD bil in 2009 and an all time low of < 0.001 USD bil in 1997. When compared to Cameroon's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Central African Republic amounted to 0.363 USD bil, 0.009 USD bil in Chad, 0.965 USD bil in Gabon and 39.6 USD bil in Nigeria in 2017.
Cameroon has been ranked 94th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 3 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.