|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
China announces they will be setting new gold price by end of year
Pakistan Defence - 7/3/2015 10:35:37 AM
US won't be able to suppress the price of gold to support the dollar anymore ... is used for 45% of global payments, 44% of foreign exchange market and 65% of global reserves. This is because the rest of the world pays for its trade (exports and imports ...
Foreign exchange: SBP’s reserves cross $13 billion
The Express Tribune - 7/3/2015 7:53:58 PM
Foreign ... World Bank, the SBP said. Total liquid foreign reserves held by the country, including net reserves held by banks other than the SBP, stood at $18,201.5 million while net reserves held by banks amounted to $5,113.3 million. In April, foreign ...
Appreciating Dollar, Greece Crisis Dent India's Foreign Reserves
The New Indian Express - 7/4/2015 9:51:29 AM
MUMBAI: An appreciating dollar, coupled with international currency volatility due to Greece crisis, saw India's foreign exchange ... of the forex reserves declined by $216.6 million and stood at $330.50 billion. The country's gold reserves were stagnant ...
China clamours to set global gold prices
Al JAZEERA - 7/2/2015 11:05:26 AM
It's a mid-June afternoon at the Shanghai Gold Exchange ... gold in the country. "Before that, the SGE had a small number of foreign investors, and they could participate only if they had local banking licenses," said Roland Wang of the World Gold Council.
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 ... It figured in the National Power Index list of 20 most powerful countries. The country has the world's second largest oil reserves and the world's sixth ...
Gold monestisation scheme: How to make it work
Money Control - 7/4/2015 6:26:53 PM
One is use of mobilised gold deposits by banks for buying foreign exchange and making loans to exporters ... the legal tender currency is the US dollar. The reserves are prescribed in the currency of the country concerned. Gold is certainly not the legal ...
Forex Reserves Down $237 Million at $355 Billion: RBI
NDTV - 7/4/2015 6:45:22 AM
Mumbai: Foreign exchange reserves dipped by a marginal $237.5 million ... pound and the yen, held in the reserves. The country's gold reserves remained unchanged at $19.34 billion.
Forex reserves down $237.5 million to $355.22 billion
Times of India - 7/3/2015 1:48:53 PM
The country's gold reserves remained unchanged at $19.34 billion. MUMBAI: Foreign exchange reserves dipped marginally by $237.5 million to $ 355.221 billion in the week to June 26 on account of slight decline in a key component, according to the weekly RBI ...
What is the Richest Country in the World? (Hint: It’s Not America)
The Motley Fool - 6/24/2015 3:32:37 PM
There are a number of ways to measure a country's wealth ... which leads with the largest foreign exchange reserves, or Russia, which holds the world's largest known natural resource reserves, are also deserving candidates for the richest in the world.
Reserves reach $18.2 billion mark
Business Recorder - 7/2/2015 11:22:44 PM
The country's liquid foreign exchange ... SBP's liquid forex reserves increased by $772 million to $13.088 billion, compared to $12.316 billion in the previous week. This increase is mainly attributed to receipts of $756 million from the World Bank.
Beware of Delilah in your ranks, Pervaiz cautions Khan
Pakistan Today - 7/4/2015 6:26:53 PM
“I pray that the PAT chief returns safely to the country of his nationality ... journals while Pakistani stock exchange was amongst the top 10 stock exchanges of the world. He said Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves had reached the highest mark ...
Value the importance of remittances
Dhaka Tribune - 7/4/2015 6:34:02 PM
Bangladesh receives the eighth biggest amount of remittance income in the world ... inflow of foreign currency than our export industries. The Bangladesh Bank estimates they account for two-thirds of the country’s growing foreign exchange reserves.
Now We Know Why Russia Has Been Building Up Its Gold Reserves
The Business Insider - 11/5/2014 12:42:46 PM
Since September 2012 Russia has been quietly building up its gold reserves ... to amassing the sixth-largest gold reserve pile in the world. This was part of a sensible strategy to diversify the country's foreign exchange reserves (currently $439 billion ...
Draft accords of sanctions relief at Iran nuke talks in hand
The News & Advance - 7/4/2015 2:41:59 AM
VIENNA (AP) — World powers and Iran have drawn up a draft document on the pace and timing of sanctions relief for the Islamic republic in exchange ... Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the foreign ministers of the five other countries ...