|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
Foreign Reserves Plunge by USD 1.03 Billion on Currency Fluctuations
The New Indian Express - 7/25/2015 11:49:44 AM
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China’s Gold Reserves Are Not Bullish, Really
GoldSeek - 7/24/2015 5:34:31 PM
The country favored the accumulation of fiat currency-denominated assets (China increased its non-gold foreign exchange reserves increased by almost 85 percent from April 2009). Well, that’s it for all this speculations that China is going to back yuan ...
China's forex reserves decline for 4th consecutive quarter
中时电子报 - 7/28/2015 9:08:42 AM
The country's foreign exchange reserves dropped to US$3.69 trillion at the end of ... The rise coincided with the trend described by the World Gold Council in its report on demand for the gold in the first quarter, when central banks around the world ...
Why Most Gold Bugs and Bloggers are Dead Wrong About China’s Gold
econintersect.com - 7/27/2015 6:18:05 AM
There needs to be a deep, liquid bond market denominated in the reserve currency. That way, when countries earn ... accounts where they keep gold - the People's Bank of China, PBOC; the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, SAFE; and the China ...
China just revealed how much gold it's been hoarding for the first time since 2009
The Business Insider - 7/17/2015 7:41:32 AM
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Kenya's foreign exchange reserves hit seven-month low
上海日报 - 7/27/2015 12:51:48 PM
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What Is The Intrinsic Value Of Gold?
Seeking Alpha - 7/27/2015 5:27:59 AM
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Latest gold and currency rates in UAE today: Gold claws back loss
Emirates247 - 7/27/2015 5:27:59 AM
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Supply and Demand in the Gold and Silver Futures Markets
Counter Punch - 7/28/2015 8:54:23 AM
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China breaks 6-year silence on gold reserves
Financial Times - 7/17/2015 3:02:21 AM
The country’s central bank said its gold reserves were 1,658 tonnes (53.31m ... But that task has been complicated by the rapid growth in China’s foreign exchange reserves, which are the world’s largest at more than $3 trillion.
Fitch Affirms Pan American Energy LLC's Foreign and Local Currency IDRs; Outlook Negative
Market Watch - 7/24/2015 3:15:32 AM
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Financial Express - 7/28/2015 6:16:54 AM
Gold, which is one of the most preferred assets for Indians, is fast losing its glitter. Strong selling in China and institutional investors (like exchange-traded funds ... that the economy of the world’s largest country is growing and institutional ...
The party's over for gold
Times Daily - 7/26/2015 5:07:41 AM
Traders around the world expected the increase in China’s gold holdings to be much larger. Despite the increase, gold now accounts for 1.65 percent of China’s total foreign exchange reserves, against 1.8 percent in June 2009 — a significant decline.