|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
Forex reserves dip $1.8 billion in July on valuation changes
Economic Times - 7/31/2015 3:03:03 PM
... euro's depreciation of euro against dollar make India's foreign exchange reserves poorer by about $1.8 billion in the last five weeks. Euro and gold are important contributors to the country's forex reserves and a change in valuation affect the total ...
Vietnam’s foreign exchange reserves reach $37 billion, 10 tons of gold
Vietnamnet - 7/30/2015 11:53:57 PM
the central bank will buy gold in the country to increase the supply of foreign exchange reserves. Referring to whether the central bank will keep its commitment to not adjust the exchange rate more than 2% this year, Binh said that the target of 2% would ...
20 countries with the largest foreign exchange reserves
Rediff India Abroad - 6/20/2014 1:53:22 PM
Foreign exchange reserves include a country's gold holdings and convertible foreign currencies ... China has become one of the world's fastest-growing major economies. As of 2013, it is the world's second-largest economy by both nominal total GDP and ...
Forex reserves up $322 million: RBI
Times of India - 8/1/2015 10:15:32 AM
The growth in the reserves came after international markets stablised with Greece reaching an agreement with its creditors. MUMBAI: After four consecutive weeks of decline, India's foreign exchange ... The country's gold reserves were stagnant at ...
Forex Reserves Up $321.7 Million to $353.648 Billion
NDTV - 7/31/2015 8:32:20 PM
Mumbai: Country's foreign exchange reserves rose by $321.7 million to $ ... pound and the yen, held in the reserves. The country's gold reserves remained unchanged at $19.074 billion. The special drawing rights with the International Monetary Fund were ...
Is The Yuan Becoming A Reserve Currency?
Value Walk - 7/29/2015 5:32:46 AM
According to the IMF’s factsheet, a country participating in this system needed official reserves of gold and widely accepted foreign currencies to maintain its exchange rate ... to support the expansion of world trade. Consequently, the international ...
Analysts see naira rescue in keeping more FX reserves in Chinese Yuan
Businessday - 7/30/2015 11:58:08 AM
Central banks all over the world ... reserves, says Essien Usoro, head research, Greenwich Trust Limited. Besides, the reduction of export of the nation’s major foreign exchange earner, oil, to the US, due to the introduction of the shale gas in that ...
India moves in as euro zone lags, emerges top buyer of US bonds
Financial Express - 7/31/2015 4:54:36 AM
India has emerged as the top buyer of US treasury paper with aggregate holdings growing 63% y-o-y as of May-end as RBI seems to have invested the entire increase in foreign exchange reserves ... custodian of the country’s forex reserves, is the largest ...
SNB Reports Huge Loss as Strength of Swiss Franc Erodes Value of Euro Reserves
Wall Street Journal - 8/1/2015 9:25:26 AM
The deficit was almost entirely caused by declines in the value of its huge foreign-currency positions, which are dominated by the euro, and which amounted to 47.2 billion francs. The bank also recorded a 3.2 billion franc loss on its gold holdings ...
Foreign currency deposits grow
Ghana Web - 7/30/2015 5:53:03 AM
gold and cocoa -- three commodities that always guarantee significant inflow of foreign exchange for the country. More so, some of the banks are believed to have used their excess reserves to purchase and hoard foreign exchange, which contributed to ...
Speculators smash gold as dollar squeeze tightens
Daily Telegraph - 7/21/2015 8:19:44 AM
Powerful speculators have launched an unprecedented attack on the world gold market ... they are still a fraction of China’s total $3.7 trillion foreign exchange reserves. Ross Norman, a veteran gold analyst at brokers Sharps Pixley, said sellers ...
Cato University Day Five: Foreign Policy and the Future of the Liberty Movement
Heartland - 7/30/2015 11:53:57 PM
According to Preble, some misconceptions about American foreign policy are that counterterrorism requires nation building, most security threats are imminent, allies reduce the country ... were backed by gold and fixed exchange rates.
Growth of real sector, bane of forex generation — CBN
Nigerian Observer Online Edition - 7/30/2015 5:34:34 PM
The official added that an economy must possess strong economic fundamentals, saying the nation’s source of foreign exchange ... reserves because the country can not continue to depend solely on revenue from sale of crude oil. According to him, the ...
Gold now accounts for nearly 1.7% of China's total forex reserves
Forex Street - 7/20/2015 11:12:43 AM
FXStreet (Mumbai) - China's gold reserves stood at more than 1,600 tons at the end of June, up 57% from six years ago; which is 1.7% of China’s total forex reserves. China is now the world's sixth ... Trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high ...
Rupee depreciating on widening trade deficit
The Nation - 8/3/2015 1:59:15 AM
The drop of rupee continued to around Rs103 against US dollar despite record foreign exchange reserves of around $18.68 billion mainly consisted of borrowed money from IMF, World Bank and other ... in a couple of days when country would receive $337 ...