Foreign exchange reserves including gold reached 151,120 USD bil in 2017 in Italy, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 11.8 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves including gold in Italy reached an all time high of 181,670 USD bil in 2012 and an all time low of 3,289 USD bil in 1960. When compared to Italy's main peers, foreign exchange reserves including gold in Austria amounted to 21,565 USD bil, 156,322 USD bil in France, 890 USD bil in Slovenia and 811,031 USD bil in Switzerland in 2017.
Italy has been ranked 15th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves including gold, 1 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.