|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
The foreign exchange reserves question
Live Mint - 4/15/2014 12:34:09 PM
The Reserve Bank ... affairs that the country needs to build a “bullet-proof national balance sheet” if it is to stay on even keel amid global economic storms. It remains to be seen if Rajan continues to add to the foreign exchange reserves in the ...
India's foreign reserves surge to $307 billion
The Economic Times - 4/11/2014 11:01:40 PM
KOLKATA: India's foreign ... of the country's GDP. The reserves had hit an all-time high of $321 billion in September 2011. In contrast, China's foreign exchange reserves stood at $3.66 trillion as of end 2013, the highest in the world.
The 10 Countries With The Biggest Gold Reserves In The World
The Business Insider - 8/22/2012 12:23:56 PM
We put together a list of the countries with the biggest official gold holdings as reported by the World Gold Council (WGC ... for a very small percent of China's $3.2 trillion in foreign exchange reserves, compared with the international average of ...
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 ...
No forex reserves large enough to ward off external shocks: Rajan
Post - 4/11/2014 11:34:29 AM
"We are well-buffered with substantial reserves, though no country can be de ... China's foreign exchange reserves stood at a staggering USD 3.66 trillion as of end 2013, making it the largest in the world, while at the best of times, India could not ...
10 Countries Hoarding Enormous Stockpiles Of Gold
The Business Insider - 1/16/2013 2:51:43 PM
We highlight the ten countries with the biggest official gold holdings as reported by the World Gold Council ... for a very small percent of China's $3.2 trillion in foreign exchange reserves, compared with the international average of 10 percent.
China shadow on India's jewellery manufacturing
Rediff India Abroad - 4/16/2014 10:16:58 AM
The country also overtook India last year as the world ... Shanghai Futures Exchange has flourished in terms of gold trade. “The current gold holding with Chinese banks has, therefore, declined to one per cent of foreign currency reserves now from ...
Top 10 Countries By Reserves of Foreign Exchange And Gold
jagranjosh.com - 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.
India should fear exodus of gold jewellery makers to China
Mineweb - 4/14/2014 11:55:23 PM
At a media briefing in Mumbai the World ... country a price-setter. Its futures market, the Shanghai Futures Exchange, has flourished with its gold trade. Though the current gold holding with Chinese banks has declined to 1% of foreign currency reserves ...
China Gold Demand Rising 25% by 2017 as Buyers Get Wealthier
Bloomberg - 4/15/2014 4:34:33 AM
Gold demand in China, which overtook India as the largest user last year, will rise about 25 percent in the next four years as an increasing population gets wealthier, according to the World ... to list the country’s first gold-backed exchange-traded ...
Future Of The Dollar As World Reserve Currency
Forbes - 10/24/2013 11:58:56 PM
Countries all over the world hold financial reserves, in bonds or money market instruments denominated in some other currency. They also hold gold ... for foreign currencies. Most countries are now pretty heavily invested in their foreign exchange reserves.
Forex reserves rise to USD 306.64 bn
SME Times - 4/14/2014 3:24:09 AM
India's foreign exchange ... ended April 4, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data showed. The forex reserves have soared past USD 300 billion mark for the first time since December 2011. This is the sixth consecutive week of increase in the country's forex ...
Sluggish investment drives forex reserve to $20bn
Dhaka Tribune - 4/10/2014 7:20:57 PM
The country’s foreign exchange ... It said the reserve is well enough to face any internal or external economic shock. “This is a good cushion to have against the possibility of yet another round of political instability,” the World Bank said ...