Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 19.5 USD bil in 2016 in Macao, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.17 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Macao reached an all time high of 34.0 USD bil in 2011 and an all time low of 0.064 USD bil in 1985. When compared to Macao's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in China amounted to 3,030 USD bil, 386 USD bil in Hong Kong and 246 USD bil in Singapore in 2016.
Macao has been ranked 55th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 5 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.