Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 1.04 USD bil in 2015 in Niger, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 18.9 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Niger reached an all time high of 1.28 USD bil in 2014 and an all time low of 0.001 USD bil in 1967. When compared to Niger's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Algeria amounted to 145 USD bil, 0.369 USD bil in Chad, 73.7 USD bil in Libya and 0.624 USD bil in Mali in 2015.
Niger has been ranked 125th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 13 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.