Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 49.1 USD bil in 2017 in Vietnam, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 34.4 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Vietnam reached an all time high of 49.1 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 1.32 USD bil in 1995. When compared to Vietnam's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Cambodia amounted to 11.3 USD bil, 3,159 USD bil in China, 1.23 USD bil in Laos and 196 USD bil in Thailand in 2017.
Vietnam has been ranked 34th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 11 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.