|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
Is China Hoarding Gold to Challenge the U.S. Dollar?
Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 10/1/2014 5:34:49 PM
the world’s second-largest economy. He notes that if China converted only a “relatively modest part of its $4 trillion foreign exchange reserves into gold, the country’s currency could take on unexpected strength in today’s international financial ...
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Why do countries keep foreign exchange reserves?
The Economic Times - 11/22/2004 12:55:46 AM
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BSP downplays impact of peso slide
Inquirer - 9/30/2014 3:41:28 PM
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Future Of The Dollar As World Reserve Currency
Forbes - 10/24/2013 11:58:56 PM
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China should aim for 8,500t gold reserve - China Gold president
Mineweb - 9/30/2014 5:57:28 PM
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Silicon India - 5/14/2013 4:17:51 AM
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King of the World: Why the Almighty US Dollar Dominates
The National Interest - 9/29/2014 3:14:01 PM
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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.
Reserve Bank of New Zealand really wants you to short the kiwi
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Seeking Alpha - 8/5/2013 7:14:25 PM
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Gold Investing News - 7/10/2013 4:29:00 AM
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