Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 0.544 USD bil in 2017 in East Timor, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 93.8 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in East Timor reached an all time high of 0.884 USD bil in 2012 and an all time low of 0.043 USD bil in 2002. When compared to East Timor's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Australia amounted to 63.6 USD bil, 127 USD bil in Indonesia, 101 USD bil in Malaysia and 1.68 USD bil in Papua New Guinea in 2017.
East Timor has been ranked 136th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 13 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.