Foreign exchange reserves including gold reached 102,447 USD bil in 2017 in Malaysia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 8.43 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign exchange reserves including gold in Malaysia reached an all time high of 139,731 USD bil in 2012 and an all time low of 0.470 USD bil in 1965. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, foreign exchange reserves including gold in Cambodia amounted to 11,780 USD bil, 285,000 USD bil in Singapore, 202,538 USD bil in Thailand and 49,076 USD bil in Vietnam in 2017.
Malaysia has been ranked 23rd within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of foreign exchange reserves including gold, 10 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.