|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
20 countries with the largest foreign exchange reserves
Rediff India Abroad - 6/20/2014 8:02:37 AM
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 ...
Rajan accuses rich countries of flouting currency manipulation rules
Market Watch - 4/16/2015 11:39:29 AM
“We really need to assess our rules of the game,” Rajan said in a speech at a seminar on the sidelines of the IMF/World Bank spring ... was just a “fig leaf” for foreign exchange manipulation and that the richest countries were ignoring the ...
Forex reserves fall from record highs
origin-businesstoday.intoday.in - 4/17/2015 2:37:15 PM
After rising for three consecutive weeks, the country's foreign exchange reserves declined by $2.592 ... pound and the yen, held in the reserves. The country's gold reserves remained stable at USD 19.038 billion for the reporting week.
Keeping Yuan Stable Hits China’s Currency Reserves
The Wall Street Journal - 4/16/2015 8:04:44 AM
Growth in China’s foreign-exchange reserves has slowed in recent years thanks to China’s shrinking trade surpluses, and most recently, increased signs of capital outflows. The country’s senior ... s $3.73 trillion world-beating reserves.
Why do countries keep foreign exchange reserves?
The Economic Times - 11/22/2004 12:55:46 AM
In the past, during the Bretton Woods system — an international monetary system formed after the second world war, foreign exchange reserves were used by countries through their ... comprise foreign currency assets, gold and special drawing rights ...
Foreign reserves down US$ 2.2B
Lankaweb - 4/14/2015 11:59:10 PM
As a result, since end August 2014 to date, the exchange rate (ER ... Meanwhile SLs living in SL should import more and more gold to further put pressure on these thieves. When the foreign reserves are LOW, these INTERNATIONAL CROOKS have NOTHING to ...
Taking a Higher Level View on Foreign Holdings of US Treasuries
Economy Watch - 4/16/2015 8:14:53 PM
It was neither China nor Russia, but American allies in Europe that insisted on converting their Treasury holdings to gold that spurred Nixon to sever ... Its most recent report on foreign exchange is critical of South Korea, for example, for intervening ...
The Performance of the U.S. Dollar against other World Currencies
Guru Focus - 4/15/2015 3:01:06 PM
Throughout the world, the soaring U.S. dollar ... to the fullest of the increasing U.S. dollar exchange rate. Countries like India and Japan are gaining competitiveness globally and saving foreign exchange reserves by paying less for energy imports.
India's forex reserves down by $2.59 bn
Daijiworld - 4/17/2015 1:40:00 PM
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS): India's foreign exchange reserves decreased by $2.59 billion to ... decreased by $61.9 million in the week under review at $3.95 billion. However, gold reserves were static at $19.03 billion. The bullion had fallen by $799 million ...
The 10 Countries With The Biggest Gold Reserves In The World
The Business Insider - 8/22/2012 10:22:14 AM
We put together a list of the countries with the biggest official gold holdings as reported by the World Gold Council (WGC ... a very small percent of China's $3.2 trillion in foreign exchange reserves, compared with the international average of ...
Once Over $12 Trillion, the World’s Currency Reserves Are Now Shrinking
Bloomberg - 4/5/2015 9:25:12 PM
The decade-long surge in foreign-currency reserves held by the world’s central banks is ... Stripping out the effect from foreign-exchange fluctuations, Credit Suisse Group AG estimates that developing countries, which hold about two-thirds of global ...
Future Of The Dollar As World Reserve Currency
Forbes - 10/25/2013 4:26:47 PM
Countries all over the world hold financial reserves, in bonds or money market instruments denominated in some other currency. They also hold gold ... for foreign currencies. Most countries are now pretty heavily invested in their foreign exchange reserves.
Ghana to benefit more by taking gold royalties in kind
Modern Ghana - 4/16/2015 4:54:27 PM
“We need to make the necessary policy decisions to tighten up and make it difficult if not impossible for foreign exchange to leave this country,” he stated ... Ghana is Africa’s second and world’s 10 th largest producer of gold.
Narendra Modi’s remarks in ‘bad taste’, lower dignity of PM’s office: Congress
The Indian Express - 4/16/2015 6:06:02 PM
He also claimed that the country’s GDP had quadrupled under the Congress-led government. “The last government had left a foreign exchange reserve of USD 310 billion ... “If Modi thinks that the world is recognising India’s potential, strength ...
PM Modi's remarks in 'bad taste', lower dignity of PM's office: Congress
Economic Times - 4/16/2015 2:16:58 PM
He also claimed that the country's GDP had quadrupled under the Congress-led government. "The last government had left a foreign exchange reserve of USD 310 billion ... "If Modi thinks that the world is recognising India's potential, strength and ...