Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 2.76 USD bil in 2017 in Nicaragua, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 12.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Nicaragua reached an all time high of 2.76 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.011 USD bil in 1960. When compared to Nicaragua's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Costa Rica amounted to 7.15 USD bil, 3.51 USD bil in El Salvador, 4.68 USD bil in Honduras and 170 USD bil in Mexico in 2017.
Nicaragua has been ranked 102nd within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 19 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.