Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 5.47 USD bil in 2017 in Mauritius, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 21.4 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Mauritius reached an all time high of 5.47 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.013 USD bil in 1967. When compared to Mauritius's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Comoros amounted to 0.207 USD bil, 1.60 USD bil in Madagascar, 0.597 USD bil in Maldives and 0.545 USD bil in Seychelles in 2017.
Mauritius has been ranked 82nd within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 27 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.