Country Comparison > Reserves of foreign exchange and gold

RankCountryReserves of foreign exchange and gold (US$)
1China3,236,000,000,000
2Japan1,259,000,000,000
3Saudi Arabia541,100,000,000
4Russia498,600,000,000
5Taiwan390,600,000,000
6Brazil352,000,000,000
7Switzerland331,900,000,000
8Korea, South306,400,000,000
9India297,900,000,000
10Hong Kong285,400,000,000
11Germany238,900,000,000
12Singapore237,900,000,000
13Algeria183,100,000,000
14Thailand175,100,000,000
15Italy173,300,000,000
16France171,900,000,000
17Mexico149,300,000,000
18United States148,000,000,000
19Malaysia133,600,000,000
20Indonesia110,100,000,000
21Iran109,700,000,000
22Libya100,300,000,000
23Poland97,870,000,000
24United Kingdom94,540,000,000
25Turkey88,210,000,000
26Denmark85,050,000,000
27Philippines75,300,000,000
28Israel74,870,000,000
29Canada65,820,000,000
30Iraq58,960,000,000
31United Arab Emirates53,590,000,000
32Netherlands51,270,000,000
33Sweden50,350,000,000
34Norway49,270,000,000
35Peru48,930,000,000
36South Africa48,870,000,000
37Hungary48,840,000,000
38Lebanon48,140,000,000
39Romania48,060,000,000
40Spain47,100,000,000
41Australia46,800,000,000
42Argentina46,350,000,000
43Chile41,940,000,000
44Czech Republic40,290,000,000
45Nigeria35,210,000,000
46Niger35,210,000,000
47Ukraine31,790,000,000
48Colombia31,010,000,000
49Belgium29,430,000,000
50Kazakhstan29,320,000,000
51Angola28,350,000,000
52Venezuela26,910,000,000
53Kuwait25,930,000,000
54Austria25,170,000,000
55Macau23,730,000,000
56Portugal21,340,000,000
57Morocco20,650,000,000
58Turkmenistan19,260,000,000
59Pakistan18,090,000,000
60Vietnam17,670,000,000
61Egypt17,660,000,000
62Bulgaria17,270,000,000
63New Zealand17,010,000,000
64Serbia16,850,000,000
65Qatar16,820,000,000
66Uzbekistan15,000,000,000
67Syria14,830,000,000
68Croatia14,480,000,000
69Oman14,370,000,000
70Jordan12,110,000,000
71Bolivia12,020,000,000
72Finland10,350,000,000
73Uruguay10,300,000,000
74Azerbaijan10,270,000,000
75Trinidad and Tobago10,210,000,000
76Bangladesh9,192,000,000
77Botswana8,674,000,000
78Iceland8,550,000,000
79Lithuania8,210,000,000
80Sri Lanka7,900,000,000
81Tunisia7,372,000,000
82Greece6,900,000,000
83Latvia6,383,000,000
84Belarus6,209,000,000
85Guatemala6,197,000,000
86Congo, Republic of the5,886,000,000
87Kenya5,298,000,000
88Cuba5,147,000,000
89Paraguay5,096,000,000
90Ghana4,810,000,000
91Costa Rica4,756,000,000
92Papua New Guinea4,445,000,000
93Yemen4,370,000,000
94Cote d'Ivoire4,300,000,000
95Bahrain4,245,000,000
96Bosnia and Herzegovina4,150,000,000
97Cambodia4,069,000,000
98Burma3,931,000,000
99Tanzania3,726,000,000
100Cameroon3,316,000,000
101Equatorial Guinea3,055,000,000
102Ecuador2,958,000,000
103Dominica2,902,000,000
104Dominican Republic2,902,000,000
105Georgia2,818,000,000
106Honduras2,785,000,000
107Uganda2,782,000,000
108Mauritius2,743,000,000
109Ethiopia2,665,000,000
110Albania2,665,000,000
111Senegal2,635,000,000
112Macedonia2,581,000,000
113El Salvador2,504,000,000
114Mozambique2,469,000,000
115Slovakia2,462,000,000
116Zambia2,324,000,000
117Gabon2,320,000,000
118Panama2,315,000,000
119Jamaica2,273,000,000
120Moldova1,965,000,000
121Armenia1,959,000,000
122Nicaragua1,892,000,000
123Kyrgyzstan1,835,000,000
124Namibia1,758,000,000
125Ireland1,703,000,000
126Haiti1,341,000,000
127Madagascar1,255,000,000
128Lesotho1,100,000,000
129Luxembourg1,000,000,000
130Slovenia991,300,000
131Burkina Faso957,000,000
132Rwanda955,000,000
133Chad887,500,000
134Benin887,200,000
135Fiji833,500,000
136Tajikistan815,200,000
137Guyana807,800,000
138Togo786,200,000
139Laos773,500,000
140Congo, Democratic Republic of the755,700,000
141Barbados745,100,000
142Guinea642,100,000
143Swaziland600,500,000
144Malta515,500,000
145Zimbabwe461,000,000
146Estonia409,000,000
147Montenegro400,000,000
148Cape Verde361,000,000
149Burundi295,500,000
150Sudan295,000,000
151Suriname263,300,000
152Malawi263,000,000
153Seychelles255,400,000
154Belize237,100,000
155Gambia, The223,200,000
156Eritrea184,500,000
157Samoa165,600,000
158Vanuatu161,400,000
159Tonga86,800,000
160Sao Tome and Principe51,470,000

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, 2012

See also: Reserves of foreign exchange and gold map

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