Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 0.829 USD bil in 2017 in Malta, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 23.1 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Malta reached an all time high of 3.79 USD bil in 2007 and an all time low of 0.059 USD bil in 1960. When compared to Malta's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Greece amounted to 3.10 USD bil, 48.9 USD bil in Italy, 5.86 USD bil in Tunisia and 84.1 USD bil in Turkey in 2017.
Malta has been ranked 124th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 39 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.