Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 3.10 USD bil in 2016 in Uganda, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 16.7 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Uganda reached an all time high of 3.72 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.003 USD bil in 1980. When compared to Uganda's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Kenya amounted to 7.60 USD bil, 0.806 USD bil in Rwanda, 0.068 USD bil in South Sudan and 0.708 USD bil in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2016.
Uganda has been ranked 97th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 2 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.