Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 8.81 USD bil in 2017 in Trinidad and Tobago, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 11.2 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Trinidad and Tobago reached an all time high of 11.9 USD bil in 2014 and an all time low of 0.023 USD bil in 1962. When compared to Trinidad and Tobago's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Guyana amounted to 0.565 USD bil, 0.385 USD bil in Suriname and 3.03 USD bil in Venezuela in 2017.
Trinidad and Tobago has been ranked 66th 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.