Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 0.385 USD bil in 2017 in Suriname, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 9.51 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Suriname reached an all time high of 0.885 USD bil in 2012 and an all time low of 0.001 USD bil in 1991. When compared to Suriname's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Brazil amounted to 371 USD bil, 0.565 USD bil in Guyana, 8.81 USD bil in Trinidad and Tobago and 3.03 USD bil in Venezuela in 2017.
Suriname has been ranked 139th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 6 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.