|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
MANILA - The country's gross international reserves (GIR) in February rebounded from a three-month slump on the back of higher gold prices, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said today. In a statement, the BSP said the country's foreign ...
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.
Korea's Foreign-Exchange Reserves Hit Record High in February
MENAFN - 3/6/2014 8:28:06 AM
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) South Korea's foreign-exchange reserves rose to a record high in February on the rise in value of non-dollar assets and investment profit, the central bank said Wednesday. The ... drawing rights and gold bullion The BOK said ...
OP-ED: Beware of World Reserve Monetary Exchange
Daily Journal of Commerce - 3/10/2014 9:34:57 AM
When we took them to several coin dealers, the most any dealer would give us for these items was $1,230. We’ve written Mary Ellen Withrow, the executive adviser of the exchange, and Timothy Shisler, the senior numismatist, asking whether they ...
Government to transfer IMF special drawing rights to RBI for Rs 15,000 crore
The Economic Times - 3/7/2014 11:57:30 PM
SDR is an international reserve asset created by the IMF in 1969, a kind of alternative international currency ... taken to transfer the SDR balances held by the GOI ( Government of India) to the Reserve Bank of India in a phased manner to ...
Multipolarity, Financial Statecraft, and the Liberal World Order
ISN ETH Zurlch - 3/10/2014 7:18:56 AM
Since financial power is more dispersed today than at any time since 1945, will states continue to use it for their own ends or will they accept its increased regulation at the global level? According to Saori Katada and Leslie Armijo, an “uneasy truce ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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
10 countries with largest foreign reserves
Rediff - 7/23/2009 11:55:04 PM
Forex reserves include a country's gold holdings and convertible foreign currencies ... India ranks 5th in the world with a foreign exchange reserves of $262 billion as of June 2009. So let's find out which are the 10 nations with the largest foreign ...
The 10 Countries Sitting On The Biggest Piles Of Gold
The Business Insider - 3/15/2013 11:58:33 PM
Central banks have been diversifying their foreign ... gold. In 1997 proposals were announced to sell a portion of the country's gold reserves because they were no longer considered to be "necessary for monetary policy purposes," according to ...
Future Of The Dollar As World Reserve Currency
Forbes - 10/25/2013 4:26:47 PM
The dollar fits the need pretty well. The Euro plays second fiddle, with Japanese Yen and British pounds sterling just barely in the band. A number of other currencies are used in small amounts. An additional requirement for a good reserve ...
RBI releases Monthly Bulletin for March 2014
India Infoline Ltd - 3/10/2014 11:43:48 AM
India’s CAD narrowed sharply to US$ 5.2 billion in Q2 of 2013-14 from US$ 21 billion in Q2 of 2013-14 The Reserve Bank of India today released ... mainly attributed to a moderation in gold imports by about 65 per cent in Q2 of 2013-14.
20 nations with largest foreign exchange reserves
Rediff - 11/15/2010 4:03:03 AM
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