|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
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 ...
Top 10 Countries By Reserves of Foreign Exchange And Gold
Jagran Josh - 9/23/2011 11:53:32 PM
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Future Of The Dollar As World Reserve Currency
Forbes - 10/25/2013 4:26:47 PM
What is a reserve currency? Countries all over the world hold financial reserves, in bonds or money market instruments denominated in some other currency. They also hold gold and Special ... heavily invested in their foreign exchange reserves.
10 countries with largest foreign reserves
Rediff Business - 7/23/2009 11:55:04 PM
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The Mandibles: Investment Ideas for a Post-Dollar World
blogs.harvard.edu - 7/30/2016 6:05:48 PM
The Mandibles posits a world in which ... I am calling in all gold reserves held in private hands. Gold-mining operations within our borders will be required to sell ore exclusively to the United States Treasury. Gold stocks, exchange-traded funds, and ...
PH foreign exchange reserves down in November
Rappler - 12/7/2015 10:57:01 AM
BSP Governor Amando Tetangco Jr said the country’s GIR reached $80.57 billion in end-November, $525 million lower compared to $81.09 billion in October. (READ: PH foreign exchange reserves ... as well as the lower gold prices in the world market.
Top 10 Countries With The Largest Gold Reserves
investing.com - 5/25/2016 12:50:22 PM
With the largest holding in the world, the U.S. lays claim to nearly as much gold as the next three countries combined. It also has one of the highest gold allocations as a percentage of its foreign reserves ... the Securities and Exchange Commission ...
Foreign Central Banks Race To Gold As The U.S. Sits
Seeking Alpha - 6/23/2016 8:55:32 AM
In fact, it is can be argued that none of the countries now aggressively acquiring gold wishes to see the U.S. dollar replaced as the world's reserve currency, in large part because they hold sizable foreign exchange reserves that are denominated in dollars.
10 Countries With The Largest Gold Reserves
Yahoo News - 9/7/2011 2:36:51 AM
After World War II, the Bretton Woods Agreement established a standard that pegged the dollar at the gold exchange ... world's most populous country is sixth on the list of total holdings, gold accounts for only 1.6% of China's foreign reserves.
From Paper Reserves to Gold Reserves
GoldSeek - 5/23/2013 2:37:07 PM
In an article titled, “Do Industrialized Countries Hold the Right Foreign Exchange Reserves ... And when that happens, not even all the foreign currency reserves in the world will save them. Only gold will. That should be our exit strategy.
China's foreign exchange reserves dwindling rapidly
Times of India - 2/19/2016 2:15:35 PM
China has long taken comfort in having what in the financial world amounts to a life preserver: its vast holdings of other countries' money. A year and a half ago, China held as much as $4 trillion in foreign exchange reserves. The reserves represented a ...
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). We also included the percent of their foreign reserves they have in gold. Note: CBGA refers to the Central Bank Gold Agreements.
Foreign exchange reserves slide $3 billion amid Brexit turmoil
Financial Express - 7/1/2016 2:08:10 PM
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