|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
Belarus' gold, forex reserves at $4,628.6m as of 1 October in IMF terms
eng.belta.by - 10/6/2015 10:08:51 AM
In national terms the volume of the gold and foreign exchange reserves went up by $17.7 million to $5,042 million as of 1 October. Representatives of the country's central bank explained that the gold and foreign exchange reserves were bolstered with ...
UPDATE 1-China FX reserves fall $43.3 bln in Sept as cenbank steps up yuan support
Reuters - 10/7/2015 4:09:45 AM
China's reserves, the world's largest ... trickles out of the country due to fears of a deepening economic slowdown and prospects of rising U.S. interest rates. Analysts expect the reserves to fall further. "The decline in China's foreign reserves ...
RPT-China FX reserves fall in September to $3.51 trillion
Reuters - 10/7/2015 2:58:10 AM
BEIJING Oct 7 (Reuters) - China's foreign exchange reserves, the world's largest, shrank by $43.3 billion in ... after a surprise devaluation in August. The value of China's gold reserves stood at $61.2 billion at the end of September, down from $61.8 ...
China Reports Currency Reserves In Step To Join IMF Basket
Value Walk - 10/5/2015 12:26:03 PM
Of note, last week marked the first time the IMF listed all of the countries ... its exchange rate. China has now begun to report its foreign-exchange reserves every month instead of just quarterly, and the PBOC will also begin disclosing its gold holdings ...
Why This Reserve Currency Is Like the Bermuda Triangle
Investment U - 10/4/2015 11:54:25 PM
(Some countries - like ... $5.3 trillion a day in foreign-exchange transactions involve the dollar - the same as 25 years ago. More than 80% of trade finance is done in dollars. And 60% of foreign-currency reserves of the world’s central banks are ...
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 ...
China FX reserves fall in September to $3.51 trillion
Yahoo Finance - 10/7/2015 2:43:51 AM
BEIJING, Oct 7 (Reuters) - China's foreign exchange reserves, the world's largest, shrank by $43.3 billion in ... The value of China's gold reserves stood at $61.2 billion at the end of September, down from $61.8 billion at the end of August, the People's ...
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 ...
NOVAGOLD Reports that the Corps is on Track to Publish the Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Donlin Gold
CNN Money - 10/6/2015 10:11:50 PM
All amounts are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise stated and all resource and reserve estimates ... of losses at Donlin Gold and Galore Creek. General and administrative expenses also decreased primarily due to favorable foreign exchange translation of ...
Saudi Arabia Dumps Foreign Stocks
Live Trading News - 10/2/2015 5:08:46 PM
The world’s richest nation on a per capita basis ... plans to set up a 10bn investment venture with China’s Citic Group. While foreign-exchange reserves could sustain the country for years, analysts have said that using them to avoid further cost ...
Top 10 Countries By Reserves of Foreign Exchange And Gold
Jagran Josh - 9/24/2011 11:56:31 AM
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.
SE Asia economic woes test reserves, defences built after 1997/98 crisis
Times of India - 10/6/2015 5:58:19 AM
JAKARTA: Southeast Asia has spent the best past of two decades shoring defences against a repeat of the Asian financial crisis, including building up record foreign exchange reserves ... are looking vulnerable as the world's second-largest economy heads ...
Low Oil Prices Take Toll on Saudi Foreign Reserves
businessweekme.com - 10/5/2015 10:24:21 AM
Saudi Arabia’s net foreign assets dropped to the lowest level in more than two years in August, as the world’s largest crude ... While foreign-exchange reserves could sustain the country for years, analysts have said that using them to avoid further ...
Thrills and spills
The Economist online - 10/3/2015 6:16:11 AM
The gold ... exchange, a unit of account, a store of value and a reserve asset held by central banks. The euro has lost ground, the yen has flopped and the yuan is still in nappies. By one estimate the de facto dollar zone accounts for perhaps 60% of the ...
China Joins the Reserve Reporting Club...Sort Of
Economy Watch - 10/1/2015 1:28:03 PM
At the end of every quarter, the IMF reports official reserve holdings. It is the most comprehensive and authoritative source of such information. This is especially true of the currency composition of the reserves, which some countries publish freely and ...