Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 74.6 USD bil in 2017 in Libya, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 13.1 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Libya reached an all time high of 118 USD bil in 2012 and an all time low of 0.082 USD bil in 1960. When compared to Libya's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Algeria amounted to 97.6 USD bil, 0.009 USD bil in Chad, 33.2 USD bil in Egypt and 5.86 USD bil in Tunisia in 2017.
Libya has been ranked 23rd within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 8 places behind 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.