Foreign exchange reserves excluding gold reached 0.292 USD bil in 2017 in Zimbabwe, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 28.2 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Zimbabwe reached an all time high of 0.822 USD bil in 2009 and an all time low of 0.004 USD bil in 1968. When compared to Zimbabwe's main peers, foreign exchange reserves excluding gold in Botswana amounted to 7.49 USD bil, 3.18 USD bil in Mozambique, 45.5 USD bil in South Africa and 2.08 USD bil in Zambia in 2017.
Zimbabwe has been ranked 145th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves excluding gold, 10 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.