Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 15.8 USD bil in 2017 in Pakistan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 19.8 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Pakistan reached an all time high of 19.7 USD bil in 2016 and an all time low of 0.111 USD bil in 1967. When compared to Pakistan's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Afghanistan amounted to 7.19 USD bil, 3,159 USD bil in China and 389 USD bil in India in 2017.
Pakistan has been ranked 57th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 3 places behind 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.