|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
China's Gold-Backed, Reserve Currency
Seeking Alpha - 10/15/2014 7:27:03 PM
to being the world's largest producer (2006), it provided itself with a much larger stream of gold which could be secretly (but legitimately) added to its own reserves. Given that none of this mined gold ever leaves the country, and accounting for what ...
20 countries with the largest foreign exchange reserves
Rediff India Abroad - 6/20/2014 8:24:05 AM
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 ...
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 ...
The 10 Countries With The Biggest Gold Reserves In The World
The Business Insider - 8/22/2012 10:22:14 AM
We put together a list of the countries ... to sell gold under CBGA 3. Gold still accounts for a very small percent of China's $3.2 trillion in foreign exchange reserves, compared with the international average of 10 percent. Building up gold reserves ...
Foreign investment falls by 26pc in Jul-Sept
Pakistan Defence - 10/19/2014 1:21:25 AM
KARACHI: Foreign investment further fell in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, reflecting a highly disappointing situation. The government is inviting investors from the entire world ... country is unable to improve its foreign exchange reserves ...
10 countries with largest foreign reserves
Rediff Business - 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 ...
Future Of The Dollar As World Reserve Currency
Forbes - 10/25/2013 4:26:47 PM
What is a reserve currency? Countries all over the world hold financial reserves, in bonds or money market instruments denominated in some other currency. They also hold gold and Special ... heavily invested in their foreign exchange reserves.
Top 10 Countries By Reserves of Foreign Exchange And Gold
Jagran Josh - 10/4/2014 9:56:07 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.
Top 12 Countries with Highest Foreign Exchange Reserves
Silicon India - 5/13/2013 4:54:50 AM
The list of the top twelve nations as reported by ‘Rediff’, with the maximum Foreign Exchange Reserves is given below. China is the not only the most populated nation in the world; it is also the second largest country in the world and world’s ...
Peru intl reserves reached US$63.3 billion in week ended Oct 14
Andina - 10/19/2014 2:50:18 PM
It should be noted Peru's foreign-exchange reserves went up to US$65,66 billion by the end of 2013. The BCR said that the current level of international reserves accounts for over 32 percent of the country's ... concerns about the world’s economic ...
Swiss central bankers get hit by gold movement
Gulf News - 10/16/2014 7:08:34 AM
The “Save our Swiss Gold” initiative — launched by members of the ultra-conservative Swiss People’s Party — seeks to tap into a current of Swiss public opinion that is fiercely proud of the country’s independence, and unsettled by the economic ...
2012 Top Gold-producing Countries
Gold Investing News - 7/10/2013 4:29:00 AM
Currently, there are 90 countries ... third-largest gold-producing company in the world, reported reserves of 74.1 million ounces at the end of 2012. Official gold holdings in South Africa are 125 tonnes, or 12.7 percent of total foreign reserves.
US Treasury Calls on China and South Korea to Go Further in Currency Appreciation
Forex Magnates - 10/16/2014 5:49:50 AM
The U.S. Treasury has published its bi-annual assessment of foreign exchange ... countries like Germany would provide more headroom for periphery countries to improve their competitiveness without outright deflation.” Global foreign-currency reserve ...
Russia Boosts Gold Reserves by $400M to Highest Since ’93
Bloomberg - 8/20/2014 3:47:08 PM
Russia added about 9.4 metric tons of gold valued at $400 million to reserves in July as it expanded holdings for a fourth consecutive month to the highest in at least two decades. The country ... and diversifying it foreign-exchange reserves.”
Biggest Zimbabwe Gold Miner to Rule on London Trade by March
Businessweek - 10/17/2014 1:41:05 PM
In 2007, Metallon delayed an IPO planned for the following year because of a lack of equipment and foreign exchange ... gold-mining assets of Lonmin Plc in 2002 for $15.5 million to build up Metallon, had also considered listing stock on the country ...