|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
A short history of investing in gold – and what to expect for 2017
CITY A.M. - 12/8/2016 3:44:45 PM
Gold is coveted ... gold price and currency values. Amid the turmoil of the 1930s Great Depression, some countries abandoned the gold standard – in 1931 in the UK and 1933 in the US. The gold market even closed during the Second World War.
Foreign Exchange and Gold Reserves By Country
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 PM
Currently, around two-thirds of the world’s reserves of foreign currency are held in Asia, particularly among the reserves of China, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and South Korea. The gold reserves of a country are also very important for the security of its ...
PH dollar reserves drop to 9-month low
Inquirer - 12/8/2016 7:12:20 PM
The country’s dollar reserves as of end-November fell to $82.734 billion, the lowest level in nine months, due to foreign exchange outflows and lower gold prices ... the country does with the rest of the world. The projected end-2016 GIR level had ...
Top 10 Countries With The Largest Gold Reserves
Forbes - 5/26/2016 3:12:21 PM
In seventh place is Switzerland, which actually has the world’s largest reserves of gold per capita. During World War II, the neutral country became the center of the gold trade in Europe, making transactions with both the Allies and Axis powers.
Top 10 Countries By Reserves of Foreign Exchange And Gold
Jagran Josh - 9/24/2011 12:39:28 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.
China November forex reserves fall more than expected to lowest in nearly six years
Reuters - 12/7/2016 8:22:07 AM
With U.S. President-elect Donald Trump threatening to label China a currency manipulator on his first day in office, the country's central bank ... While China still has the world's largest forex reserves, they have steadily declined over the last two ...
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 ...
Chinese Reserves Tumble By $69 Billion, Biggest Drop Since January
zerohedge.com - 12/7/2016 10:52:27 AM
While in recent months, the PBOC had tried to mask the real pace of reserve outflows, covering up the accelerated selling of US-denominated assets to defend its rapidly devaluing currency ... reserves falling by nearly $70 billion last month as the country ...
Towards a Yuan-dollar bipolar world
herald.co.zw - 12/7/2016 10:12:29 PM
This means all central banks around the world are now required to keep a portion of their reserves ... advancement of this currency. Political developments also favour the growing importance of the yuan in the world. The BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia ...
Gold: A Potential Hedge Against Trump Vs. China?
Seeking Alpha - 12/9/2016 5:56:35 AM
The economists of the world would ... is now suppressing gold demand to strengthen its own currency and maintain the value of dollar reserves. There has already been talk of potential tit-for-tat scenarios for trade between the two countries, e.g. China ...
The 10 Countries With The Biggest Gold Reserves In The World
The Business Insider - 8/22/2012 10:22:14 AM
In some cases to help internationalize their currency ... together a list of the countries with the biggest official gold holdings as reported by the World Gold Council (WGC). We also included the percent of their foreign reserves they have in gold.
How does a country's gold reserve impact its currency?
www.quora.com - 6/25/2015 11:59:40 PM
Gold no longer makes up a significant portion of Central Bank's holdings of foreign reserves nor does ... moment to my knowledge no country's currency is backed by gold. However, because China perceives an instability in the world standard US fiat dollar ...
Why the Dollar Remains the World's Reserve Currency
mises.org - 11/19/2016 4:11:27 AM
This is how the US dollar became the world’s “reserve currency.” This term is derived from the fact that the original reserve currency was gold — in the sense that trade debts were settled from the debtor country’s gold reserves. However ...
China Nov forex reserves fall more than expected to lowest in nearly six years
Reuters - 12/7/2016 8:50:45 AM
Currency analysts polled by Reuters expect the yuan to plumb its lowest level in nearly a decade next year on sustained capital outflows and further gains in the dollar. China's gold reserves fell to $69.785 billion at end- November from $75.348 billion at ...
World Reserves of Foreign Exchange and Gold
mapsofworld.com - 11/24/2016 4:48:29 AM
The map of World Reserves of Foreign Reserves and Gold 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 ...