|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
10 Countries Anxiously Watching Their Massive Gold Hoards Fall In Value
The Business Insider - 5/18/2013 5:17:32 AM
We drew on the report to highlight the countries sitting on the biggest official gold reserves. Note: CBGA refers to the Central Bank Gold Agreements. The first Agreement (CBGA 1) ran from September 27, 1999 to September 26, 2004. The second (CBGA 2 ...
Countries with Highest Foreign Exchange Reserves
Silicon India - 5/14/2013 4:17:51 AM
Foreign Exchange Reserve is the amount of the currency deposits of the foreign nation in the monetary authority of a nation. India’s financial condition is getting stronger as compared to earlier. Currently, India stands on the tenth rank in ...
Senate Proposes New Sanction to Hit Iranian Foreign Exchange Reserves
NewsMax - 5/9/2013 4:19:37 PM
In a new bid to pressure Iran into negotiations over its nuclear program, a bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation on Wednesday that would deny the Iranian government access to as much as $100 billion in foreign exchange reserves ...
Foreign reserves drop to $83.4b
manilastandardtoday.com - 5/7/2013 3:31:53 PM
Lower prices of gold pulled down the country’s foreign exchange reserves by $600 million to $83.4 billion as of end-April 2013 from $84 billion in March, the Bangko Sentral said Tuesday. “The decline in the reserves level was due mainly to revaluation ...
PH forex reserves fell in April on soft gold prices
Global Nation - 5/7/2013 1:58:49 PM
The country’s foreign exchange reserves fell slightly in April from the previous month due to declining prices of gold in the world market. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas reported Tuesday that the country’s gross international reserves (GIR ...
Senators Move to Block Iran’s Access to Foreign Exchange Reserves
eNews Park Forest - 5/8/2013 10:33:02 PM
and the transaction is not being conducted in your local country’s currency, you will be held accountable.” The Iranian Government, including the Central Bank of Iran, maintains bank accounts around the world filled with foreign exchange reserves ...
The architects of high forex reserve
Financial Express - 5/16/2013 6:24:20 AM
The foreign exchange reserve is the accumulated balance of all receipts and payments of a country. Our major receipts are export bills, wage earners' remittances and a few other invisible receipts. Incentives that have so far facilitated exports include (i ...
Forex reserves slump by $ 2.06 billion
articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com - 5/10/2013 4:25:35 PM
MUMBAI: The country's forex reserves plunged by a hefty $ 2.06 billion to $ 294.31 billion for the week ended May 3 amid sharp fall in the value of gold reserves, the Reserve Bank said today. The foreign exchange reserves had gone up by $ 1.61 ...
Russia Upgrades Canadian, Australian Dollar Share in Reserves, Cuts Euro, Yen in 2012
4-traders - 5/16/2013 2:52:34 PM
The Bank of Russia increased its share of Australian and Canadian dollars in the foreign-exchange reserves in 2012 at the expense of the euro and the Japanese yen, the central bank said in a report presented to parliament Thursday. The central bank said it ...
World’s Biggest Gold Refinery Joins Dillon to Sell Bars in U.S.
Bloomberg - 5/16/2013 9:59:05 AM
“The refinery has recently formed an alliance with U.S. company Dillon Gage Group Inc. to market and sell gold- and silver-minted bars in the country,” Chief Executive ... has the world’s largest known reserves of platinum and chrome.
Gold, silver fall as dollar gains; ETF holdings drop
Yahoo! News - 5/21/2013 1:17:45 AM
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Gold drifted lower for an eighth session out of nine on Tuesday on outflows from exchange-traded funds and as the dollar firmed, putting more pressure on bullion which has already lost nearly a fifth of its value this year.
Reserve Bank of India puts restrictions on gold imports by banks
Indian Express - 5/13/2013 12:11:29 PM
With gold imports putting pressure on the current account deficit (CAD), the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today imposed restrictions on import of the yellow metal by banks. "To moderate the demand for gold for domestic use, it has been decided to restrict ...
Asia Wrestles With a Flood of Cash
The Wall Street Journal - 5/9/2013 7:51:22 AM
Enlarge Image In a surprise move early Thursday, South Korea cut interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point, as the country ... reserves. World Bank data show that developing Asian economies have added $120 billion in foreign-exchange ...