Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 33.6 USD bil in 2017 in Kuwait, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 8.289999999999999 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Kuwait reached an all time high of 33.6 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.040 USD bil in 1961. When compared to Kuwait's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Bahrain amounted to 2.63 USD bil, 45.6 USD bil in Iraq and 496 USD bil in Saudi Arabia in 2017.
Kuwait has been ranked 43rd within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 8 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.