Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 5.28 USD bil in 2013 in Yemen, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 12.9 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Yemen reached an all time high of 8.11 USD bil in 2008 and an all time low of 0.145 USD bil in 1993. When compared to Yemen's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Djibouti amounted to 0.425 USD bil, 16.0 USD bil in Oman and 725 USD bil in Saudi Arabia in 2013.
Yemen has been ranked 82nd within the group of 166 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 18 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.