|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
China's forex reserves continue to dip for fourth month
Economic Times - 10/7/2015 1:20:56 PM
BEIJING: China's foreign exchanges ... China, the world's second largest economy, is currently trying to ramp up its domestic consumption in order to halt the slowdown. Also the country's gold reserves fell from $61.795 billion at the end of August to ...
China's forex reserves continue to fall in September
Xinhua News Agency - 10/7/2015 3:44:06 PM
The country's gold reserves fell from 61.795 billion U.S. dollars at the end of August to 61.189 billion U.S. dollars at the end of September. China's foreign exchange reserves decreased by 42.5 billion U.S. dollars in July. In the third quarter ...
China's Foreign Reserve Continues to Drop - September Balance Now at $3.5 Trillion
chinatopix.com - 10/7/2015 9:39:02 AM
Even the country's gold reserve declined in September. China's gold stockpile in September declined by almost $600 million compared to August. Usually, the People's Bank of China releases foreign exchange currency data every quarter. But it has shifted to ...
China Reports Currency Reserves In Step To Join IMF Basket
Value Walk - 10/5/2015 12:26:03 PM
Of note, last week marked the first time the IMF listed all of the countries ... its exchange rate. China has now begun to report its foreign-exchange reserves every month instead of just quarterly, and the PBOC will also begin disclosing its gold holdings ...
Why This Reserve Currency Is Like the Bermuda Triangle
Investment U - 10/4/2015 11:54:25 PM
(Some countries - like ... $5.3 trillion a day in foreign-exchange transactions involve the dollar - the same as 25 years ago. More than 80% of trade finance is done in dollars. And 60% of foreign-currency reserves of the world’s central banks are ...
UPDATE 1-China FX reserves fall $43.3 bln in Sept as cenbank steps up yuan support
Reuters - 10/7/2015 4:09:45 AM
China's reserves, the world's largest ... trickles out of the country due to fears of a deepening economic slowdown and prospects of rising U.S. interest rates. Analysts expect the reserves to fall further. "The decline in China's foreign reserves ...
RPT-China FX reserves fall in September to $3.51 trillion
Reuters - 10/7/2015 2:58:10 AM
BEIJING Oct 7 (Reuters) - China's foreign exchange reserves, the world's largest, shrank by $43.3 billion in ... after a surprise devaluation in August. The value of China's gold reserves stood at $61.2 billion at the end of September, down from $61.8 ...
China May Have Boosted Gold Reserves 0.9% Last Month, Data Show
Bloomberg - 10/7/2015 7:15:52 AM
China may have further increased central bank gold holdings in September, raising them by about 15 metric tons to 1,709 tons, as it seeks to diversify its foreign exchange ... for Germany, World Gold Council data show. “Their reserves are still way ...
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China's foreign reserves post record quarterly drop
Seeking Alpha - 10/7/2015 2:51:00 AM
China's foreign exchange reserves posted their largest quarterly ... after an unexpected devaluation of the currency jolted global markets. The country's foreign reserves, the world's largest, dropped $43.3B to $3.514T last month (the lowest since July ...
China forex reserves continue to fall in September
BRICS Post - 10/7/2015 12:23:40 PM
The country’s gold reserves fell from $61.795 billion at the end of August to $61.189 billion at the end of September. China’s foreign exchange reserves decreased by $42.5 billion in July. In the third quarter, forex reserves fell by $179.66 billion ...
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 ...
China's forex reserves fall
Webindia 123 - 10/7/2015 11:26:24 AM
China's foreign exchange reserves fell to $3.51 trillion ... The decrease was not as sharp as in August. The reserves dropped by a record $93.9 billion in August. The country's gold reserves fell from $61.795 billion at the end of August to $61.189 billion ...
China forex reserves fall in September to $3.51 trillion
Yahoo Finance - 10/7/2015 2:51:00 AM
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign exchange reserves, the world's largest, shrank by $43.3 billion ... currency after a surprise devaluation in August. The value of China's gold reserves stood at $61.2 billion at the end of September, down from $61.8 ...
Saudi Arabia Dumps Foreign Stocks
Live Trading News - 10/2/2015 5:08:46 PM
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