Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 3.10 USD bil in 2017 in Greece, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 14.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Greece reached an all time high of 18.1 USD bil in 1999 and an all time low of 0.153 USD bil in 1966. When compared to Greece's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Albania amounted to 3.52 USD bil, 26.7 USD bil in Bulgaria, 2.51 USD bil in Macedonia and 84.1 USD bil in Turkey in 2017.
Greece has been ranked 96th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 42 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.