|Rank||Country||Reserves of foreign exchange and gold (US$)|
|33||United Arab Emirates||58,040,000,512|
|76||Trinidad and Tobago||10,069,999,616|
|94||Congo, Republic of the||5,239,000,064|
|95||Bosnia and Herzegovina||5,001,999,872|
|108||Papua New Guinea||2,926,000,128|
|127||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||1,582,000,000|
|164||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||115,000,000|
|166||Micronesia, Federated States of||75,060,000|
|167||Sao Tome and Principe||46,600,000|
Definition: This entry gives the dollar value for the stock of all financial assets that are available to the central monetary authority for use in meeting a country's balance of payments needs as of the end-date of the period specified. This category includes not only foreign currency and gold, but also a country's holdings of Special Drawing Rights in the International Monetary Fund, and its reserve position in the Fund.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Reserves of foreign exchange and gold map
Emerging markets should buy lots of gold
Market Watch - 5/3/2016 9:20:14 AM
No, I am just proposing that emerging markets shift a significant share of the trillions of dollars in foreign-currency reserves ... to demonetize gold. Sure, we hold a lot of gold, these countries say, but that is a vestige of the pre-World War II gold ...
Here's why China is loading up on gold
The Business Insider - 5/4/2016 9:00:33 PM
If China is buying gold, what should you do? As we reported last week, China recently launched a new yuan-based benchmark price for gold bullion. The Shanghai-based gold benchmark will compete with London, where the world’s daily gold price has been set ...
Growth of gold and currency reserves of NB equals $1 bln
Kazinform - 5/6/2016 8:48:02 AM
as well as the revaluation of the market portfolio of gold assets. By the end of April, according to preliminary data, foreign exchange reserves of the National Bank reached $29.5 billion, assets of the National Fund - $65.4 billion and the country's ...
World Precious Metals Market – Is Russia Planning a Gold Ruble?
CoinWeek LLC - 5/2/2016 11:54:44 PM
When the IMF is excluded, Russia ranks sixth among countries around the world in official gold reserves with over 1,400 metric tonnes. This not only helps buffer the ruble’s foreign exchange rate; it also gives the central bank the freedom to “de ...
China Is Laying The Foundation For The Next World Gold Standard System
Forbes - 5/5/2016 3:44:24 PM
On April 19, the Shanghai Gold Fix officially ... much of the rest of the world has already abandoned a “soft-money” approach. Fifty-five countries use the euro as their standard of value, either the currency itself or as the reserve currency of ...
20 countries with the largest foreign exchange reserves
Rediff India Abroad - 6/20/2014 1:53:22 PM
Foreign exchange reserves include a country's gold holdings and convertible foreign currencies ... China has become one of the world's fastest-growing major economies. As of 2013, it is the world's second-largest economy by both nominal total GDP and ...
Why do countries keep foreign exchange reserves?
The Economic Times - 11/22/2004 12:55:46 AM
In the past, during the Bretton Woods system — an international monetary system formed after the second world war, foreign exchange reserves were used by countries through their ... comprise foreign currency assets, gold and special drawing rights ...
Middle East and OPEC nations may be the first to bring a return to gold standard
Examiner - 5/5/2016 12:31:08 PM
With China, Russia, and the BRICS nations all accumulating vast physical gold reserves over the past four years ... And the creation of the AIIB, CIPS, and Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE) by China has done little to deter this belief. But a new economic ...
Iran foreign exchange reserve soars
Press TV - 4/27/2016 6:06:55 AM
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has pointed to a significant rise in Iran’s foreign exchange reserve ... the world will slide into stagnation. The monetary organization had earlier cut its combined growth projection for oil-exporting countries ...
Is China Waiting for the Revival of the Gold Standard?
Yahoo Finance - 4/27/2016 7:07:10 PM
While gold’s role has diminished since then, most central banks continue to hold gold as a certain percentage of their reserves ... said in March 2013 that the country could only invest as much as 2% of its foreign exchange holdings in gold.
Forex reserves at record high of $360.25 billion
Economic Times - 4/22/2016 6:22:59 PM
MUMBAI: The country's foreign exchange reserves rose by $333.7 million to reach ... pound and the yen held in the reserves. Gold reserves remained unchanged at $20.115 billion. The country's special drawing rights with the International Monetary Fund ...
Top 10 Countries By Reserves of Foreign Exchange And Gold
Jagran Josh - 9/23/2011 11:53:32 PM
This category includes not only foreign currency and gold, but also a country's holdings of Special Drawing Rights in the International Monetary Fund, and its reserve position in the Fund.
Central Bank of Russia : International Reserves of the Russian Federation (Weekly values as of the end of accounting date)
4 Traders - 5/5/2016 3:05:38 AM
A country's international ... International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity: Guidelines for a Data Template (2012). The international reserves consist of foreign exchange, SDR holdings, reserve position in the IMF and monetary gold.
Latest mining trends on the international foreign exchange market
MiningFeeds - 5/5/2016 1:21:14 PM
However, when it comes to precious metals, foreign exchange trading is necessarily affected. Gold especially correlates with the ... as investors seek commodities in other countries. Government intervention impacts the markets on every level.
10 countries with largest foreign reserves
Rediff Business - 7/23/2009 11:55:04 PM
Forex reserves include a country's gold holdings ... of foreign currency allow a government to manipulate exchange rates -- to stabilise the foreign exchange rates to create a favourable economic environment. India ranks 5th in the world with a foreign ...