Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 33.2 USD bil in 2017 in Egypt, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 59.2 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Egypt reached an all time high of 33.6 USD bil in 2010 and an all time low of 0.029 USD bil in 1961. When compared to Egypt's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Israel amounted to 113 USD bil, 74.6 USD bil in Libya, 496 USD bil in Saudi Arabia and 0.178 USD bil in Sudan in 2017.
Egypt has been ranked 44th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 9 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.