Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 18.2 USD bil in 2017 in Kazakhstan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 9.19 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Kazakhstan reached an all time high of 25.2 USD bil in 2010 and an all time low of 0.456 USD bil in 1993. When compared to Kazakhstan's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in China amounted to 3,159 USD bil, 1.89 USD bil in Kyrgyzstan and 356 USD bil in Russia in 2017.
Kazakhstan has been ranked 51st within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 2 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.