Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 0.535 USD bil in 2017 in Sierra Leone, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 7.68 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Sierra Leone reached an all time high of 0.601 USD bil in 2014 and an all time low of 0.004 USD bil in 1989. When compared to Sierra Leone's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Guinea amounted to 0.934 USD bil and 0.475 USD bil in Liberia in 2017.
Sierra Leone has been ranked 137th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 14 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.