Foreign exchange reserves including gold reached 156,322 USD bil in 2017 in France, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 7.17 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves including gold in France reached an all time high of 184,522 USD bil in 2012 and an all time low of 2,300 USD bil in 1960. When compared to France's main peers, foreign exchange reserves including gold in Belgium amounted to 26,151 USD bil, 199,983 USD bil in Germany, 151,120 USD bil in Italy and 69,400 USD bil in Spain in 2017.
France has been ranked 14th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves including gold, 3 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.