Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 196 USD bil in 2017 in Thailand, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 18 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Thailand reached an all time high of 196 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.267 USD bil in 1960. When compared to Thailand's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Cambodia amounted to 11.3 USD bil, 1.23 USD bil in Laos, 101 USD bil in Malaysia and 4.91 USD bil in Myanmar in 2017.
Thailand has been ranked 10th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 4 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.