Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 4.62 USD bil in 2016 in Myanmar, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 5.95 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Myanmar reached an all time high of 8.55 USD bil in 2013 and an all time low of 0.027 USD bil in 1987. When compared to Myanmar's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in China amounted to 3,030 USD bil, 341 USD bil in India, 0.847 USD bil in Laos and 166 USD bil in Thailand in 2016.
Myanmar has been ranked 84th within the group of 156 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.