Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 11.5 USD bil in 2017 in Guatemala, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 29 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Guatemala reached an all time high of 11.5 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.022 USD bil in 1962. When compared to Guatemala's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Belize amounted to 0.312 USD bil, 3.51 USD bil in El Salvador, 4.68 USD bil in Honduras and 2.76 USD bil in Nicaragua in 2017.
Guatemala has been ranked 60th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 20 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.