Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 0.380 USD bil in 2017 in Congo, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 46.8 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Congo reached an all time high of 5.64 USD bil in 2011 and an all time low of < 0.001 USD bil in 1964. When compared to Congo's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Cameroon amounted to 3.20 USD bil, 0.363 USD bil in Central African Republic, 0.965 USD bil in Gabon and 0.695 USD bil in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2017.
Congo has been ranked 140th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 41 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.