Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 3.78 USD bil in 2017 in Jamaica, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 14.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Jamaica reached an all time high of 3.78 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.032 USD bil in 1976. When compared to Jamaica's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Dominican Republic amounted to 6.85 USD bil and 2.33 USD bil in Haiti in 2017.
Jamaica has been ranked 89th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 18 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.