|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
PH forex reserves rebound in February on firmer price of gold
interaksyon.com - 3/7/2014 9:09:52 AM
In a statement, the BSP said the country's foreign exchange reserves climbed a percent to $80.343 billion last month from $79.5 billion in January. Reserves had been declining since November last year because of the weak price of gold in the ...
Japan's foreign reserves up USD11b
MENAFN - 3/8/2014 8:40:03 AM
The appreciation of the euro against the US dollar pushed the value of euro-denominated assets of the Japanese government. The country's foreign exchange reserves consist of securities and deposits denominated in foreign currencies and gold.
Forex reserves rise $ 954.6 million to $ 294.3 billion: RBI
The Economic Times - 3/7/2014 12:23:09 PM
MUMBAI: The country's foreign exchange reserves rose by $ 954.6 million to $ 294.36 billion on account of gains in the value of gold reserves, the Reserve Bank said today. In the previous reporting week, the reserves had dipped by $ 383.7 ...
Sovereign-wealth funds must move out of shadows
Market Watch - 3/10/2014 8:44:50 AM
The need for greater transparency among emerging-market economies owning an increasing share of cross-border investments is moving slowly up the global economic agenda. Last week’s announcement by the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth ...
OP-ED: Beware of World Reserve Monetary Exchange
Daily Journal of Commerce - 3/10/2014 9:34:57 AM
Our 77-year-old uncle, who lives on Social Security and a modest pension, sent WRME a lot of money over a dozen years to purchase presidential medals, gold pocket watches, key chains, Vatican coins, silver ... $2 bills for sale from the World ...
10 Countries Sitting On Enormous Mounds Of Gold
The Business Insider - 12/13/2013 11:56:54 PM
Gold looks like it is on its way to its first annual drop in 13 years. This is bad news for central banks that have been diversifying their foreign reserves to ... according to the World Gold Council. In May 2000 the country began selling ...
Shape of foreign exchange market points to deceleration of business activity in Belarus
belarusinfocus.info - 3/11/2014 3:10:12 PM
February witnessed the largest amount of net purchases of foreign currency by legal entities since August 2013 against the backdrop of the lowest currency supply by this economic sector over the last two years. This means reduced demand for Belarusian ...
PDAC: Is China Buying Gold to Eliminate US Dollar as World Reserve Currency?
Gold Investing News - 3/4/2014 7:57:40 PM
“If you think it’s all about money, if you think it’s all about gold — you’re right. But in the world that we live in ... watchers speculate that the Asian country’s end goal is to make the yuan a reserve currency, Goodman sees it differently.
10 countries with largest foreign reserves
Rediff - 7/23/2009 11:55:04 PM
India is the seventh-largest country by geographical area ... the Economist Intelligence Unit ranked Singapore the 10th most expensive city in the world and third in Asia, after Tokyo and Osaka. The current economic crisis, however, has affected the ...
Multipolarity, Financial Statecraft, and the Liberal World Order
ISN ETH Zurlch - 3/10/2014 7:18:56 AM
Because Western powers dominated international finance in the post-World War Two era, most analysts of international relations in advanced industrial countries conceptualized ... unprecedented quantity of foreign exchange reserves—thus simultaneously ...
Japan's foreign exchange reserves increase in Feb.
China - 3/7/2014 4:59:20 AM
Japan's foreign exchange reserves are made up of securities and deposits denominated in foreign currencies and gold, as well as reserve positions and special drawing rights Japan holds at the International Monetary Fund. Endi
Biggest losers of 2013: Countries that lost the most on gold
mining.com - 12/29/2013 11:59:24 PM
American economist Paul Krugman recently noted that in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, "hundreds of thousands of gold bars sit, doing nothing in particular." That's also true in pretty much every country in the world. Central banks hold foreign ...
Future Of The Dollar As World Reserve Currency
Forbes - 10/25/2013 4:26:47 PM
The dollar’s role as the world’s primary reserve currency helps all of us ... The size of the British economy justifies the pound’s third-place status. If just a single small country needed to support its currency, then pounds would ...
20 nations with largest foreign exchange reserves
Rediff - 11/15/2010 4:03:03 AM
Forex reserves include a country's gold holdings and convertible foreign ... rates to create a favourable economic environment. The world's fastest growing economy, China saw its foreign-exchange reserves rise to a record $2.65 trillion by the end of ...
Reserve Bank of India : RBI releases its Monthly Bulletin for March 2014
4 Traders - 3/10/2014 4:44:27 PM
Slowdown in net capital inflows and a downward pressure on the exchange rate led to a drawdown of foreign exchange reserves during the quarter ... mainly attributed to a moderation in gold imports by about 65 per cent in Q2 of 2013-14.