Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 5.86 USD bil in 2017 in Tunisia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.44 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Tunisia reached an all time high of 11.1 USD bil in 2009 and an all time low of 0.024 USD bil in 1966. When compared to Tunisia's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Algeria amounted to 97.6 USD bil, 48.9 USD bil in Italy, 74.6 USD bil in Libya and 0.829 USD bil in Malta in 2017.
Tunisia has been ranked 81st within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 14 places behind 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.