|Rank||Country||Reserves of foreign exchange and gold (US$)|
|31||United Arab Emirates||53,590,000,000|
|75||Trinidad and Tobago||10,210,000,000|
|86||Congo, Republic of the||5,886,000,000|
|92||Papua New Guinea||4,445,000,000|
|96||Bosnia and Herzegovina||4,150,000,000|
|140||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||755,700,000|
|160||Sao Tome and Principe||51,470,000|
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, 2012See also: Reserves of foreign exchange and gold map
Depreciating dollar, RBI investment returns hike foreign reserves
India TV - 5/23/2015 11:24:14 AM
According to the data furnished by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its weekly statistical supplement, India's total foreign exchange reserves grew by ... 329.12 billion in the week under review. The country's gold reserves remained stagnant at $19.33 ...
India beefing up forex reserves: RBI
Times of India - 5/22/2015 7:46:30 PM
RBI governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday said that in recent times India has built up layers against volatile capital inflows by beefing up its foreign exchange reserves ... world, growth would come from new areas like green technology as those countries ...
China sets up "largest" gold fund for nations along Silk Road
Economic Times - 5/24/2015 4:45:11 PM
BEIJING: China, the world's biggest gold producer, has set up a gold sector fund involving countries along the ancient Silk Road which is expected to raise $16.1 billion. The fund, led by Shanghai Gold Exchange ... as important reserve bases and consumers ...
Russia Buys More Dollars to Replenish Currency Reserves
The Wall Street Journal - 5/21/2015 10:29:21 AM
Rather, they are designed to rebuild the country’s gold and foreign-exchange reserves which fell to around $385 billion in early 2015 from some $510 billion a year earlier. The bank’s latest currency purchases so far amount to $981 million.
Layers of Defences Built Up Against Volatile Capital Flows: RBI
NDTV - 5/21/2015 11:58:14 PM
Chennai: Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Friday the country has built up layers of defences against volatile capital flows in financial markets by building up its foreign exchange reserves ... measures to curb gold imports and ...
Chinese Gold Standard Would Need a Rate 50 Times Bullion’s Price
Bloomberg - 5/20/2015 11:16:28 PM
A move to a gold ... yuan as a reserve currency, and backing it with gold would help attract foreign capital inflows, the Bloomberg research unit wrote. Theoretically, to create an exchange rate of one ounce of gold for every $64,000, the country would ...
Gold and currency rates in UAE today: Gold steady above $1,200
Emirates247 - 5/21/2015 5:14:23 AM
Gold held above $1,200 an ounce on Thursday as minutes from the Federal Reserve's policy meet showed the ... Outflows in SPDR Gold Trust, the world's largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, continue to undermine investor sentiment. Holdings of the ...
Forex reserves at all-time high of $354 bn
Rediff India Abroad - 5/22/2015 4:33:14 PM
India's foreign exchange ... the yen held in the reserves. The gold reserves remained stable at $19.335 billion. The special drawing rights with the International Monetary Fund were up by $27.8 million to $4.090 billion, while the country's reserve ...
Protecting the Future of Trade in Asia
Wall Street Journal - 5/21/2015 4:55:54 PM
The book also complained that the U.S. takes advantage of its role as the world ... then that country’s central bank, under pressure from the International Monetary Fund, prudentially sets aside the same amount in foreign-exchange reserves—i.e ...
Low Oil Prices Pressuring Producing Countries
Think Advisor - 5/21/2015 5:21:32 AM
Saudi Arabia is burning through its foreign reserves. Saudi Arabia’s foreign reserves are down, thanks to lower oil sales, but that’s not the only reason. The country’s been ... a result fewer rubles to exchange for gold trinkets.
Foreign affairs: Syria’s Solomonic justice
The Jerusalem Post - 5/24/2015 10:18:38 AM
With the world ... any foreign investor’s initiative – an arrangement that fed his own wealth, estimated at $5 billion, but depleted Syria’s. Bashar Assad had a decade in which to steer his father’s defunct economy in a new direction. The country ...
Dawn - 5/25/2015 1:42:03 AM
QATAR, the world’s largest exporter of ... on infrastructure such ports and railways. Foreign exchange reserves, currently around $42bn, provide an import cover of over seven months. In addition, the country’s sovereign wealth fund, managed by the ...
Stabilising the shilling without risking reserves
Daily Nation - 5/22/2015 11:57:03 PM
Recovery lies in avoiding excessive turbulence and minimising the negative impacts on investor opportunities and risks, write Dr Mbui Wagacha and Dr Eric Aligula Three key factors determine a country’s exchange ... to hold foreign reserves to cover ...
FBI: Remarks by ADIC Andrew McCabe at Press Conference on Foreign Exchange Spot Market Manipulations
7th Space - 5/20/2015 9:07:37 PM
Our legal attaches in foreign countries around the world helped facilitate this close cooperation ... Futures Trading Commission), the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission), and also the Federal Reserve for their incredible assistance and cooperation ...
Foreign capital playing bigger role in Colombia
ECNS - 5/23/2015 2:13:03 AM
Foreign ... gold, iron, coal and tantalum, have rarely been exploited because of the political instability in the past," said Ma Tianhao, standing director of the Asian Association in Colombia. The country has the fourth-largest coal reserves in the world.