|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
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The Economic Times - 11/21/2004 11:58:30 PM
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S.Korea's foreign reserves fall first in 14 months
Xinhua News Agency - 9/3/2014 1:54:30 AM
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Future Of The Dollar As World Reserve Currency
Forbes - 10/25/2013 4:26:47 PM
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Jagran Josh - 8/8/2010 11:54:12 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.
Make Way for China Gold Buying Frenzy
The Daily Reckoning - 8/28/2014 11:58:44 PM
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Deccan Herald - 8/29/2014 12:08:53 PM
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The Hindu Business Line - 8/30/2014 12:07:41 PM
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Silicon India - 5/14/2013 4:17:51 AM
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NASDAQ - 8/27/2014 11:02:39 PM
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Daijiworld - 8/29/2014 11:40:15 AM
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS): India's foreign exchange reserves fell by $810.7 million to $ ... was down by $19.8 million at $4.39 billion. However, the value of gold reserves remained static at $21.17 billion. The bullion had increased by $538.9 million at ...
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Inquirer - 6/6/2014 6:34:50 PM
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