|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
Here's why China is loading up on gold
The Business Insider - 5/4/2016 9:00:33 PM
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Emerging markets should buy lots of gold
Market Watch - 5/3/2016 9:20:14 AM
No, I am just proposing that emerging markets shift a significant share of the trillions of dollars in foreign-currency reserves ... to demonetize gold. Sure, we hold a lot of gold, these countries say, but that is a vestige of the pre-World War II gold ...
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U.S. puts China, Japan and Germany on new watch list over foreign exchange practices
Japan Times - 4/30/2016 6:10:31 AM
Meeting all three would trigger action by the president to enter discussions with the country and seek potential penalties. The new scrutiny of some of the world’s biggest ... the transparency of reserve holdings and foreign exchange market intervention ...
Future Of The Dollar As World Reserve Currency
Forbes - 10/25/2013 4:26:47 PM
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The Guardian - 5/5/2016 10:58:04 AM
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