Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 0.859 USD bil in 2017 in Mauritania, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 12.7 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Mauritania reached an all time high of 0.984 USD bil in 2013 and an all time low of 0.003 USD bil in 1970. When compared to Mauritania's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Algeria amounted to 97.6 USD bil and 25.3 USD bil in Morocco in 2017.
Mauritania has been ranked 123rd within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 29 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.