Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 138 USD bil in 2017 in United Kingdom, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 11.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in United Kingdom reached an all time high of 138 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.178 USD bil in 1964. When compared to United Kingdom's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Belgium amounted to 16.7 USD bil, 54.8 USD bil in France, 59.4 USD bil in Germany and 4.16 USD bil in Ireland in 2017.
United Kingdom has been ranked 13th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 5 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.