|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
Gold prices may surge if Swiss vote on reserves passes
USA Today - 11/25/2014 3:46:38 PM
GENEVA — Global gold prices may surge in the coming week if Swiss voters approve a controversial measure that would force their country's ... according to the World Gold Council. The United States has the world's largest reserves at 8,133.5 tons.
Foreign reserves dip $2bn in one month
NATIONAL MIRROR - 11/24/2014 10:28:41 PM
Foreign exchange ... reserves to Yuan. Xiaojie said it demonstrated the closeness between both countries, which currently have an annual bilateral trade volume of 13 billion dollars. “Nigeria is among few countries, or two or four countries, in the ...
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 ...
Chinese And Russian Demand Provides Reasons To Be Bullish On Gold
Seeking Alpha - 11/24/2014 3:26:21 PM
As I have discussed before, the nation of Russia has been aggressively purchasing gold for its foreign exchange reserves ... do not show this as the World Gold Council has not updated its official figures for the country's gold holdings since 2009.
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 ...
Top 10 Countries By Reserves of Foreign Exchange And Gold
Jagran Josh - 9/24/2011 11:56:31 AM
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.
122 Tons of Gold Secretly Repatriated to the Netherlands
Global Research - 11/25/2014 12:40:31 PM
The repatriation movement has been driven by suspicion that the Federal Reserve and other central banks may have leased or sold gold it was holding on behalf of other countries to bullion ... euro and pound foreign exchange reserves and adding to their ...
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 with the biggest official gold holdings as reported by the World Gold Council (WGC ... a very small percent of China's $3.2 trillion in foreign exchange reserves, compared with the international average of ...
Gold Standard Won’t Solve ‘Reserve’ Dollar Problem
Wall Street Journal - 11/25/2014 3:29:20 AM
Mueller make some important points about the costs to the U.S. of having the dollar as the world’s reserve ... countries that had pegged to gold, with the 1890 Barings crisis and the 1907 panic in the U.S. two prominent examples. Thus fixing exchange ...
Forex reserves up $419 million
The Statesman - 11/22/2014 6:56:18 PM
NEW DELHI, 22 NOV: The country's foreign exchange ... reserve position with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was down $0.9 million to $1.52 billion. The value of special drawing rights (SDRs) was lower by $2.4 million at $4.22 billion. The value of ...
Future Of The Dollar As World Reserve Currency
Forbes - 10/25/2013 4:26:47 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.
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 ...
Top 12 Countries with Highest Foreign Exchange Reserves
Silicon India - 5/13/2013 4:54:50 AM
Bangalore: Foreign ... countries with top most foreign exchange reserves. 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 ...
Russia accumulates roughly 150 metric tons of Gold so far this year
Shanghai Metals Market - 11/20/2014 7:45:48 AM
MOSCOW (Scrap Register): Russia has been the world’s largest official-sector gold buyer so far this ... account for 70% of Russia’s foreign-exchange earnings and half of government revenue. Excess foreign reserves – mostly the result of previous ...
Swiss Gold Referendum A Golden Opportunity for Switzerland
The Market Oracle - 11/25/2014 6:02:38 PM
The SNB could shrink its balance sheet (to the level it had at the end of 2007) by selling foreign exchange reserves until gold reserves ... for Switzerland and also for many other countries in this world. The author would like to thank Kristoffer Mousten ...