|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
Top 10 Countries With The Largest Gold Reserves
Forbes - 5/26/2016 3:12:21 PM
With the largest holding in the world, the U.S. lays claim to nearly as much gold as the next three countries combined. It also has one of the highest gold allocations as a percentage of its foreign reserves, second only to Tajikistan, where the metal ...
IMF approves US$478 million stand-by credit for Suriname
Curacao Chronicle - 5/30/2016 7:18:08 PM
Together with the expected expansion in gold exports and the program ... Monetary and foreign exchange policy: The program envisages strengthening the country’s international reserve position and calibrating monetary policy to return inflation to ...
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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 ...
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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 Paradox Of Congo: How The World’s Wealthiest Country Became Home To The World’s Poorest People
Think Progress - 5/28/2016 8:57:44 AM
Foreign companies have made large investments in eastern Congo’s mines, buying from suppliers funding armed groups within the country ... contain some of the world’s largest reserves of cobalt, gold, copper, and diamonds, as well as tin, tungsten ...
India's foreign exchange reserves down to $360 bn
thestatesman.com - 5/28/2016 11:20:54 AM
India is the only major player on the international stage that has no military alliance with any foreign country ... the foreign exchange reserves as on May 13, comprised foreign currency assets that stood at $337.04 billion, gold $20.04 billion, special ...
aaj.tv - 5/31/2016 5:19:26 AM
This assessment is based on the decline in remittances of other South Asian countries ... Economists the world over are agreed that the most beneficial way to generate foreign exchange reserves is through an increase in exports – be they of services ...
Top 10 Countries By Reserves of Foreign Exchange And Gold
Jagran Josh - 9/23/2011 11:53:32 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.
Country's forex reserves down marginally
SME Times - 5/21/2016 4:12:33 AM
Country ... the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said. According to RBI's foreign exchange data, the reserves stood at $361.02 billion as on May 13, against $361.99 billion as on May 6. On May 13, the foreign currency assets stood at $337.04 billion, gold ...
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Rediff Business - 7/23/2009 11:55:04 PM
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Emerging markets should shift from dollars into gold
Opalesque Hedge Fund News - 5/30/2016 1:31:33 AM
Managers of the world’s $10tn or so foreign exchange reserves are in a bind. More and more of the global government bond market shows a negative yield. If held to maturity, such bonds will inflict a certain loss. Those bonds that do offer a positive ...
How Venezuela Fell Into Crisis, and What Could Happen Next
New York Times - 5/26/2016 11:54:54 PM
How could this happen in a country that has the largest reserves of oil in the world? The price of oil ... crisis to a head because Venezuela now has far less money to repay its foreign debt, forcing Mr. Maduro to slash imports in order to avoid default.
Latest gold and forex rates in UAE: Gold slips to lowest in nearly 8 weeks
Emirates247 - 5/27/2016 6:50:05 AM
US gold was down 0.3 per cent at $1,215.90. Bullion has been under pressure since the prospect of an imminent rate hike was indicated by US Federal Reserve meeting minutes ... Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group. Foreign Exchange Rates The Foreign Exchange ...
Gold holds four-day drop as Fed 'bigwigs' signal higher rates
Quadrangle - 5/30/2016 9:05:31 PM
MSCI's all-country world stock index rose 1 per cent ... A string of comments in recent weeks by Federal Reserve officials and minutes of the last Fed meeting have put a possible rate hike firmly on the table for June or July, reviving the dollar but ...
India's forex reserves at $360 bn
Daijiworld - 5/28/2016 5:37:18 AM
the foreign exchange reserves stood at $360.90 billion as on May 20, against $361.02 billion as on May 13. On May 20, the foreign currency assets stood at $336.93 billion, gold $20.04 billion, special drawing rights $1.49 billion and the reserve postion ...