Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 0.565 USD bil in 2017 in Guyana, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.69 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Guyana reached an all time high of 0.864 USD bil in 2012 and an all time low of 0.004 USD bil in 1988. When compared to Guyana's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Brazil amounted to 371 USD bil, 0.385 USD bil in Suriname, 8.81 USD bil in Trinidad and Tobago and 3.03 USD bil in Venezuela in 2017.
Guyana has been ranked 132nd within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 15 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.