Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 13.8 USD bil in 2017 in Qatar, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 55.3 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Qatar reached an all time high of 42.7 USD bil in 2014 and an all time low of 0.006 USD bil in 1967. When compared to Qatar's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Bahrain amounted to 2.63 USD bil, 496 USD bil in Saudi Arabia and 95.1 USD bil in United Arab Emirates in 2017.
Qatar has been ranked 58th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 8 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.