Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 0.115 USD bil in 2011 in Eritrea, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.566 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Eritrea reached an all time high of 0.199 USD bil in 1997 and an all time low of 0.023 USD bil in 1998. When compared to Eritrea's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Djibouti amounted to 0.244 USD bil, 0.193 USD bil in Sudan and 4.45 USD bil in Yemen in 2011.
Eritrea has been ranked 168th within the group of 168 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 10 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.